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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. (folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living;
[syn: vampire, lamia]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lamia \La"mi*a\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class. Myth.) 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 witch. [1913 Webster] Laminaa
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lamia n 1: (folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living [syn: vampire, lamia]