Pronunciation: ( Seph. Heb.Heb. dē-bOOk'; Ashk. Heb., Eng.dib'uk), [key]
—pl. dyb•buks, dyb•bu•kimPronunciation: ( Seph. Heb.dē"bOO-kēm'; Ashk. Heb.di-book'im). [key] Jewish Folklore.
a demon, or the soul of a dead person, that enters the body of a living person and directs the person's conduct, exorcism being possible only by a religious ceremony. Also,dibbuk.
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