Word of the Week: Fairy

Fairy is a noun and defined as a mythical being of folklore and romance usually having diminutive human form and magic powers. First used in the 14th century, the term Fairy derives from the Early Modern English faerie or “land of the faes.The term faeries comes from the Latin word fata or “fates” in English. Today, popular fairies include Tinkerbell from Disney’s Peter Pan and the Tooth Fairy.

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 “Fairy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary

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