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leprechaun in Ir. folk—lore, a pygmy sprite. XVII ( lubrican). — Ir. lupracán, leipracán, lioprachán, in MIr. luchrupán, OIr. luchorpán, f. lu small + corp body (— L. corpus).

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leprechaun

leprechaun (lĕp´rəkŏn), Irish fairy represented as a tiny old man. Leprechauns are mischievous and elusive creatures, said to possess buried crocks of gold, the location of which they will reveal if forced.

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leprechaun in Irish folklore, a small mischievous sprite. The word is Irish, and comes ultimately from Old Irish lu ‘small’ + corp ‘body’.

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lep·re·chaun / ˈleprəˌkän; -ˌkôn/ • n. (in Irish folklore) a small, mischievous sprite.

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