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dybbuk

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noun dyb·buk \ˈdi-bək\

Definition of dybbuk

plural dyb·bu·kim play \ˌdi-bu̇-ˈkēm\ also dybbuks

  1. :  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

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