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Meaning of LEMURES

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lem"u*res\ (l[e^]m"[-u]*r[=e]z; E. l[=e]"m[=u]rz), n.
pl. [L. See {Lemur}.]
Spirits or ghosts of the departed; specters.

      The Lars and Lemures moan with midnight plaint.
                                               --Milton.

 

 

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