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Meaning of LAMIA

Pronunciation:  'leymeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living
 

LAMIA is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: vampire
 
 See Also: evil spirit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\La"mi*a\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class. Myth.)
A monster capable of assuming a woman's form, who was said to
devour human beings or suck their blood; a vampire; a
sorceress; a witch.

 

 

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