Ar·​i·​el ˈa-rē-əl How to pronounce Ariel (audio)
: a prankish spirit in Shakespeare's The Tempest

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1612, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ariel was circa 1612

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“Ariel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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