sylphid
noun Date: 1680 a young or diminutive sylph

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  • Sylphid — Sylph id, n. [F. sylphide, fem. See {Sylph}.] A little sylph; a young or diminutive sylph. The place of the sylphid queen. J. R. Drake. [1913 Webster] Ye sylphs and sylphids, to your chief give ear, Fays, fairies, genii, elves, and demons, hear.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sylphid — [sil′fid] n. [Fr sylphide: see SYLPH & ID] a small or young sylph sylphidine [sil′fi din, sil′fidīn΄] adj …   English World dictionary

  • sylphid — /sil fid/, n. 1. a little or young sylph. adj. 2. Also, sylphidine /sil fi din, duyn /. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a sylph. [1670 80; < F sylphide. See SYLPH, ID1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sylphid — sylph·id …   English syllables

  • sylphid — sylph•id [[t]ˈsɪl fɪd[/t]] n. myt a little or young sylph • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • sylphid — /ˈsɪlfəd/ (say silfuhd) noun a little or young sylph. {French sylphide, from sylphe sylph} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sylphid — I. fə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: French sylphide, from sylphe sylph (from New Latin sylphus) + ide id : a young or diminutive sylph II. adjective …   Useful english dictionary

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