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Sprite

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sprite

1. A spirit; a soul; a shade; also, an apparition. See Spright. Gaping graves received the wandering, guilty sprite. (Dryden)

2. An elf; a fairy; a goblin.

3. (Science: zoology) The green woodpecker, or yaffle.

Origin: OE. Sprit, F. Esprit, fr. L. Spiritus. See Spirit, and cf. Sprightly.