Lilith

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noun Lil·ith \ˈli-ləth\

Definition of Lilith

  1. 1 :  a woman who in rabbinic legend is Adam's first wife, is supplanted by Eve, and becomes an evil spirit

  2. 2 :  a famous witch in medieval demonology

Origin and Etymology of lilith

Late Hebrew līlīth, from Hebrew, a female demon


First Known Use: 1614


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