This waterwitch, sculptured originally by Blacker, is properly called "ondine."
Nay, did I not see Mademoiselle shake hands with the ondine?
At first I thought it was an optical delusion, or a fairy scene raised by the magic power of ondine, the queen of the waters.
Looking towards the quarter from which it came, he again saw the "ondine of Paris."
["Concurrency Introduction to an Object-Oriented Language System Ondine", T. Ogihara et al, 3rd Natl Conf Record A-5-1, Japan Soc for Soft Sci Tech, Japan 1986].