undine


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

un·dine

 (ŭn-dēn′, ŭn′dēn′)
n.
In the occult philosophy of Paracelsus, a being having water as its element.

[New Latin undīna, from Latin unda, wave; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]

undine

(ˈʌndiːn)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) any of various female water spirits
[C17: from New Latin undina, from Latin unda a wave]

un•dine

(ʌnˈdin, ˈʌn din)

n.
(orig. in the writings of Paracelsus) any of a group of elemental beings, female and mortal, but soulless, that live in water. Compare sylph (def. 2).
[< New Latin undīna < Latin und(a) wave, water]

undine

according to Paracelsus, a water nymph or spirit, female in form and lacking a soul until married to a mortal and mother of his child.
See also: Mythology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undine - any of various female water spiritsundine - any of various female water spirits
water spirit, water sprite, water nymph - a fairy that inhabits water
References in classic literature ?
I agree not to expect anything from Mother or you, but I do want to buy UNDINE AND SINTRAM for myself.
Ridgewood Infrastructure also manages interests in the Vista Ridge Regional Water Supply Project, an essential, long-term contracted 142-mile water pipeline, which is expected to supply the city of San Antonio, Texas with approximately 20% of its fresh water; and Undine, LLC, which is building a mid-sized regulated water utility through the strategic consolidation of smaller scale regulated utilities in partnership with a proven management team.
Ridgewood Infrastructure also manages interests in the Vista Ridge Regional Water Supply Project, an essential, longa[euro]term contracted 142a[euro]mile water pipeline, which is expected to supply the city of San Antonio, Texas with approximately 20% of its fresh water; and Undine, LLC, which is building a mid-sized regulated water utility through the strategic consolidation of smaller scale regulated utilities in partnership with a proven management team.
Similarly, one of Wharton's characters describes Undine as "a monstrously perfect result of the system" (27), not to mention the fact that her initials are U.
Carlton-McGinnis - Twonna Undine Carlton-McGinnis, 59, of Junction City died Oct.
Leopoldo Augusto Cueto encontro pronto semejanzas con Rusalka de Puchkin (1819) y con Undine de E.
And then, in February, it will tour to Maribor and Ljubljana, in Slovenia, and to Brescia and Undine in Italy, again with Petrenko at the helm.
A similar phenomenon is apparent in Wharton's 1913 The Custom of the Country, where Undine Spragg's serial divorces are depicted as a form of social climbing, a way of bringing Wall Street business culture (i.
My mum, Undine, is over the moon with it and we are all really touched.
The series is based on Edith Wharton's 1913 novel by the same name and revolves around a story of a highly ambitious New York based actress Undine Spragg.
The dead man had been working for Undine Marine Industries, the company brought in to lead search efforts on the Sewol ferry, which capsized and sank about 20 km off the southwest coast of South Korea on April 16 with 476 passengers and crew on board.
State news agency Yonhap reported that Mr Lee was a veteran crew member of Undine Marine Industries, which specialises in maritime engineering and rescue work.