water sprite

noun

: a sprite believed to inhabit or haunt water : water nymph

Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of water sprite was in 1578

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Cite this Entry

“Water sprite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20sprite. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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