undine

[ uhn-deen, uhn-deen ]
/ ʌnˈdin, ˈʌn din /

noun

any of a group of female water spirits described by Paracelsus.

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Origin of undine

From New Latin undīna (1658; coined by Paracelsus), equivalent to Latin und(a) “wave, water” + -īna -ine1

synonym study for undine

See sylph.
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British Dictionary definitions for undine

undine
/ (ˈʌndiːn) /

noun

any of various female water spirits

Word Origin for undine

C17: from New Latin undina, from Latin unda a wave
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