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sylphid

[ sil-fid ]
/ ˈsɪl fɪd /
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noun
a little or young sylph.
adjective
Also sylph·id·ine [sil-fi-din, -dahyn]. /ˈsɪl fɪ dɪn, -ˌdaɪn/. of, relating to, or characteristic of a sylph.
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Origin of sylphid

From the French word sylphide, dating back to 1670–80. See sylph, -id1
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