undine

noun
un·dine | \ˌən-ˈdēn, ˈən-ˌdēn \

Definition of undine 

: an elemental being in the theory of Paracelsus inhabiting water : water nymph

First Known Use of undine

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for undine

New Latin undina, from Latin unda wave — more at water

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undine

noun
un·dine | \ˈən-ˌdēn, ˌən-ˈdēn \

Medical Definition of undine 

: a small glass container used for irrigating the eyes

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