pooka

noun poo·ka \ˈpükə\
variants: less commonly

phooka

\ˈpükə\

Definition of pooka

plural

-s

  1. :  a mischievous or malignant goblin or specter held in Irish folklore to appear in the form of a horse and to haunt bogs and marshes

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Origin and Etymology of pooka

Irish Gaelic pūca, perhaps from Old English, puck


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