A female spirit or nymph inhabiting water.
More example sentences
- The elements were inhabited by spirits - the air by sylphs, the water by nymphs or undines, the earth by gnomes, the fire by salamanders.
- Rilleta thought she saw the undine leaping among the water drops, her face alive as a fox's with mischief.
- You can be anything that you wish, such as an undine or elf.
early 19th century: from modern Latin undina (a word invented by Paracelsus), from Latin unda 'a wave'.
Definition of undine in:
- The British & World English dictionary