lemures

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

Definition of lemures

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

Origin and Etymology of lemures

Latin


First Known Use: 1555


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feeling or affected by lethargy

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