noun pl. elves
Origin: ME < OE ælf, akin to OHG alb (Ger, nightmare), prob. < IE base *albho-, white > L albus, white: prob. basic sense “whitish figure” (in the mist)
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noun pl. elves elves (ĕlvz)
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English ǽlf; see albho- in Indo-European roots.
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