Definition of Sylph. Meaning of Sylph. Synonyms of Sylph

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Definition of Sylph

Sylph
Sylph Sylph, n. [F. sylphe, m., fr. Gr. ? a kind of grub, beetle, or moth; -- so called by Paracelsus.] 1. An imaginary being inhabiting the air; a fairy. 2. Fig.: A slender, graceful woman. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of very brilliant South American humming birds, having a very long and deeply-forked tail; as, the blue-tailed sylph (Cynanthus cyanurus).

Meaning of Sylph from wikipedia

- A sylph (also called sylphid) is an air spirit stemming from the 16th-century works of Paracelsus, who describes sylphs as (invisible) beings of the air...
- The Sylph is a 1778 novel by Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. It was her second printed work and was published anonymously under the name 'A...
- sylph is a mythological creature in western tradition. Sylph may also refer to: The hummingbird genus Aglaiocercus which includes: Long-tailed sylph Violet-tailed...
- USS Sylph (PY-12), briefly YP-71, was a yacht in commission in the United States Navy as a Patrol Yacht from 1940 to 1946. Intrepid (YP-71)-a yacht built...
- Sylph (シルフ, Shirufu) is a defunct ****anese shōjo manga magazine published by ASCII Media Works (formerly MediaWorks) and is sold monthly. The magazine...
- followers, there are four categories of elementals, which are gnomes, undines, sylphs, and salamanders. These correspond to the four Empedoclean elements of antiquity:...
- Comics was originally serialized in the manga magazine Dengeki Daioh. Sylph Comics Sylph Comics (シルフコミックス, Shirufu Komikkusu) is a manga publishing imprint...
- The violet-tailed sylph (Aglaiocercus coelestis) is a species of hummingbird. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. This sylph lives in areas from 300–2...
- Sylphes is the second album by gothic rock band Corpus Delicti. v t e...
- La Sylphide (English: The Sylph; Danish: Sylfiden) is a romantic ballet in two acts. There were two versions of the ballet; the original c****ographed...