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sprite

noun [C] uk   us   /spraɪt/ literary
a fairy (= a small imaginary person with wings) especially one connected with water: a sea/water sprite
Translations of “sprite”
in Vietnamese yêu quái…
in Spanish duende…
in Thai เทพยดา…
in Malaysian pari-pari…
in French lutin…
in German der Geist…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指與水有關的)精靈,仙子…
in Indonesian peri…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指与水有关的)精灵,仙子…
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