succubus

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noun suc·cu·bus \ -bəs \

Definition of succubus

plural succubi play \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\
:a demon assuming female form to have sexual intercourse with men in their sleep — compare incubus

Origin and Etymology of succubus

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, alteration of Latin succuba paramour, from succubare to lie under, from sub- + cubare to lie, recline

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succubus

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noun suc·cu·bus \ ˈsək-yə-bəs \

medical Definition of succubus

plural succubi play \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\
:an imaginary demon assuming female form and formerly held to have sexual intercourse with men in their sleep — compare incubus 1

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