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Elmo

Origin

  • Dutch
  • Italian: Helmet, protection; Saint Elmo is the common name for Saint Erasmus, the patron saint of sailors. Saint Elmo''s fire is said to protect sailors and is the glow that accompanies a steady discharge of electricity from objects (such as masts of sailing ships) during thunderstorms or when electrified clouds are present.

Syllables

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Famous Namesakes

Elmo, the lovable Sesame Street character

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