LAMIAE

LAMIA

vampire, lamia

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

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

lamiae

plural of lamia

Anagrams

• Amelia, amelia

Source: Wiktionary


LAMIA

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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Word of the Day

18 April 2024

MOTIVE

(adjective) impelling to action; “it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function”- Arthur Pap; “motive pleas”; “motivating arguments”


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