lemures

plural noun
le·mu·res | \ˈle-mə-ˌrās, ˈlem-yə-ˌrēz \

Definition of lemures 

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

First Known Use of lemures

1555, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lemures

Latin

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