dybbuk

noun dyb·buk \ ˈdi-bək \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of dybbuk

plural dybbukim play \ˌdi-bu̇-ˈkēm\ also dybbuks
: a wandering soul believed in Jewish folklore to enter and control a living body until exorcised by a religious rite

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Origin and Etymology of dybbuk

Yiddish dibek, from Late Hebrew dibbūq

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