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Meaning of WATER SPRITE

Pronunciation:  'wotur sprIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a fairy that inhabits water
  2. [n]  aquatic fern of tropical America often used in aquariums
 
 Synonyms: Ceratopteris pteridioides, floating fern, water nymph
 
 See Also: aquatic fern, Ceratopteris, faerie, faery, fairy, genus Ceratopteris, sprite, undine, water fern

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter sprite`\
A sprite, or spirit, imagined as inhabiting the water. --J.
R. Drake.

 

 

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