What does kelpie mean?

Definitions for kelpieˈkɛl pi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kelpie.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kelpy, kelpie(noun)

    (Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders

  2. kelpie(noun)

    an Australian sheepdog with pointed ears


  1. kelpie(Noun)

    (Celtic folklore) A malevolent shapeshifting spirit, most often in the form of a horse, believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland.

  2. kelpie(Noun)

    An Australian breed of sheepdog.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kelpie(noun)

    alt. of Kelpy


  1. Kelpie

    The kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore that is believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland; the name may be from Scottish Gaelic cailpeach or colpach "heifer, colt".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kelpie

    Kelpy, kel′pi, n. (Scot.) a malignant water-sprite haunting fords in the form of a horse.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kelpie

    an imaginary water-spirit which, it is said, appears generally in the form of a horse.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kelpie in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kelpie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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