LAMIA

vampire, lamia

(noun) (folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun

Lamia

A city in Greece.

Anagrams

• Malia, ilama, malai, malia

Etymology

Noun

lamia (plural lamias or lamiae)

(Greek mythology) A monster preying upon human beings and who sucked the blood of children, often described as having the head and breasts of a woman and the lower half of a serpent.

Synonyms

• vampire

Anagrams

• Malia, ilama, malai, malia

Source: Wiktionary


La"mi*a, n. Etym: [L., fr. Gr. (Class. Myth.)

Definition: A monster capable of assuming a woman's form, who was said to devour human beings or suck their blood; a vampire; a sorceress; a with.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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