Abyssinian Shrivelfigs
Herbs used as one of the ingredients in a shrinking solution
Apparate
To disappear from a place and appear in another
Banshee
A female spirit bearing bad omens
Begonia
A flowering plant
Bicorn
A mythological creature with two horns who eats devoted husbands
Boomslang
A venomous snake native to Africa
Cornish Pixie
A small mischievous fairy-like creature
Daily Prophet
A newspaper which publishes news that happens in the wizarding world and has moving pictures
Engorgement Charm
A spell which enables its target to get bigger in size
Floo-Powder
A silver powder used by witches and wizards to travel in the Floo Network
Galleons, Sickles and Knuts
Wizard money
Garden Gnome
A fairytale creature living beneath the ground
Ghoul
An undead monster, normally found living in graveyards and eating human flesh
Gringotts
A wizard bank managed by goblins
House-elf
A magical small creature living as a servant in wizarding houses
Howler
A red envelope which contains a message at a very high volume
Kelpie
A water horse found in Celtic legends
Knotgrass
Herbs with small pink, white or green flowers that form in clusters normally during summer
Lacewing
An insect with four wings, also called ‘netwing’
Leech
A blood sucking worm
Mandrake
A plant whose root looks like a human
Muggle
Ordinary human being with no magical abilities and no connection to the magical world.
Petrified
To be turned into stone
Poltergeist
A spirit that makes noise and moves objects to manifest its presence
Polyjuice Potion
A potion which when taken, transforms the person into someone else for a few minutes
Quidditch
A very popular game amongst witches and wizards involving two teams, with 7 players each, all flying on broomsticks.
Slug
A snail without its shell
Squib
A non-magical person with a wizard/witch as a parent
Venomous Tentacula
A plant with poisonous spikes and tall vines that could strangle whoever is near
Whomping Willow
A magical tree whose brances act as arms and attack any person who comes near