Fata Morgana

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from Italian fata Morgana (Morgan le Fay), from fata (fairy) + Morgana (Morgan).

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Fata Morgana (plural Fata Morganas)

  1. A form of mirage caused by a temperature inversion in the atmosphere, especially one seen in the Strait of Messina.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian fata Morgana (Morgan le Fay), from fata (fairy) + Morgana (Morgan).

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Noun[edit]

Fata Morgana f or m (less common) (uncountable)

  1. Fata Morgana (form of mirage caused by temperature inversion)
    Hypernyms: miragem