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Definition of "undine" [un•dine]

  • In the occult philosophy of Paracelsus, a being having water as its element. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "undine" in a sentence
  • "When I had swum a while -- how many breaths I cannot say, for I did not draw breath -- I recalled the undine and set out to find her."
  • "There were some suggested improvements, including building up the growing love between the plumber and the undine, mentioning earlier that undines are incurable romantics, and changing the plumber's ex (who shows up several times) into several separate exes to demonstrate the plumber's previous personal history."
  • "For a variety of reasons I decided to use on a story idea I had a long time ago about a magical plumber who meets an undine."