What is another word for elf?

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[ ˈɛlf], [ ˈɛlf], [ ˈɛ_l_f]

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What is an elf?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, an elf is "a fairy or small supernatural being found in medieval romances and also in modern fantasy literature." Historically, elves were creatures of the forest, and were often associated with being playful and miraculous. In modern fiction, elves are often depicted as diminutive, pointy-eared people with long, fair hair. They are often able to cast spells and speak a kind of shimmering language that causes flowers to grow.

Why are Elves Popular?

Elves are popular because they are mysterious, magical and whimsical.

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