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Noun: sprites  sprIts
  1. Atmospheric electricity (lasting 10 msec) appearing as globular flashes of red (pink to blood-red) light rising to heights of 60 miles (sometimes seen together with elves)
    - red sprites
Noun: sprite  sprIt
  1. A small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
    - fairy, faery, faerie, fay

Type of: atmospheric electricity, spiritual being, supernatural being

Encyclopedia: Sprites