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water sprite

n.
A sprite or nymph that inhabits or haunts a body of water.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water sprite - aquatic fern of tropical America often used in aquariums
aquatic fern, water fern - ferns that grow in water
2.water sprite - a fairy that inhabits waterwater sprite - a fairy that inhabits water    
faerie, faery, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
undine - any of various female water spirits
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