plural folletti
: imp, goblin, fairy
especially : a supernatural being who is a survival in popular form of an ancient Etruscan or Roman deity

Word History


Italian, from Old Italian, from Old French folet fool, goblin, from fol foolish, mad

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“Folletto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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