fol·​let·​to | \ fəˈlet(ˌ)ō \
plural folletti\ -​)ē \

Definition of folletto

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

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History and Etymology for folletto

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

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“Folletto.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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to state or do over again or repeatedly

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