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incubus

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noun in·cu·bus \ˈiŋ-kyə-bəs, ˈin-\

Medical Definition of incubus

plural incubi \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\play play also incubuses

  1. 1:  an evil spirit at one time thought to lie on persons in their sleep; especially :  one thought to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women—compare succubus

  2. 2:  nightmare




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