Selkie Definition

sĭlkē
noun
A creature or spirit in Scottish and Irish folklore that has the form of a seal but can also assume human form.
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Other Word Forms of Selkie

Noun

Singular:
selkie
Plural:
selkies

Origin of Selkie

  • From Old English seolh (“seal").

    From Wiktionary

  • Dialectal diminutive of seal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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