Elf vs Werewolf - What's the difference?

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As an initialism elf

is (a radical environmentalism group).

As a noun werewolf is

a person who is transformed or can transform into a wolf or a wolflike human, often said to transform during a full moon.

elf

English

Noun

(elves) (wikipedia elf)
  • (Norse mythology) A luminous spirit presiding over nature and fertility and dwelling in the world of (Elfland). Compare angel, nymph, fairy.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Every elf , and fairy sprite, / Hop as light as bird from brier.
  • Any from a race of mythical, supernatural beings resembling but seen as distinct from human beings. Usually skilled in magic or spellcrafting; sometimes depicted as clashing with dwarves, especially in modern fantasy literature.
  • (fantasy) Any of the magical, typically forest-guarding races bearing some similarities to the Norse (through Tolkien's Eldar)
  • A very diminutive person; a dwarf.
  • Derived terms

    * elfin * elfinwood * elfish * Elfland * elflock * elven * elvish * light elves * dark elves

    See also

    * fay * fairy * brownie * dwarf * hobbit

    References

    * Marshall Jones Company (1930). Mythology of All Races'' Series, Volume 2 ''Eddic , Great Britain: Marshall Jones Company, 1930, pp. 220-221.

    werewolf

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l), (l)

    Noun

    (werewolves)
  • A person who is transformed or can transform into a wolf or a wolflike human, often said to transform during a full moon.
  • Derived terms

    * werewolfdom * werewolfish

    Synonyms

    * wolfman * lycanthrope

    See also

    * turnskin * were- * werebear * wereboar * wererat * weretiger