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elvish

[ el-vish ]
/ ˈɛl vɪʃ /
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adjective

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Origin of elvish

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at elf, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM elvish

elv·ish·ly, adverb

Words nearby elvish

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British Dictionary definitions for elvish

elvish
/ (ˈɛlvɪʃ) /

adjective

a variant of elfish
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