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Nessie

[nes-ee]
noun Informal.
  1. Loch Ness monster.
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Origin of Nessie

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Word Origin and History for nessie

Nessie

colloquial name of the "Loch Ness monster," 1945. The loch is named for the river Ness, probably from an Old Celtic word meaning "roaring one."

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