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dybbuk

noun dyb·buk \ˈdi-bək\
plural dyb·bu·kim \ˌdi-b-ˈkēm\ also dybbuks

Definition of DYBBUK

:  a wandering soul believed in Jewish folklore to enter and control a living body until exorcised by a religious rite

Origin of DYBBUK

Yiddish dibek, from Late Hebrew dibbūq
First Known Use: circa 1903

Other Jewish Religion Terms

Talmud, Zion, challah, kosher, tabernacle, tetragrammaton, yarmulke

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