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lamia

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noun la·mia \ˈlā-mē-ə\

Definition of lamia

  1. :  a female demon :  vampire



Origin of lamia

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek, devouring monster; akin to Greek lamyros gluttonous


First Known Use: 14th century

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Lamia

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geographical name La·mia \lä-ˈmē-ä\

Definition of Lamia

  1. city E cen Greece NW of Thermopylae pop 43,898




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