folletto

noun fol·let·to \fəˈlet(ˌ)ō\

Definition of folletto

plural

folletti

\-)ē\
  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of folletto

Italian, from Old Italian, from Old French folet fool, goblin, from fol foolish, mad — more at fool


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