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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish luchrupán, from Old Irish luchorpán, from (small, from Proto-Indo-European *legʷʰ-) + corp (body, which is from Latin corpus) + -án (diminutive suffix).

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NounEdit

lucharachán m (genitive singular lucharacháin, nominative plural lucharacháin)

  1. (Irish folklore) leprechaun
  2. elf
  3. dwarf, pygmy
  4. (by extension) small puny creature

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