lemures


le·mu·res

noun plural \ˈle-mə-ˌrās, ˈlem-yə-ˌrēz\

Definition of LEMURES

:  spirits of the unburied dead exorcised from homes in early Roman religious rites

Origin of LEMURES

Latin
First Known Use: 1555

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