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la•mi•a



Pronunciation: (lā'mē-u), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lamia.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
pl. -mi•as, -mi•aePronunciation: (-mē-ē") Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lamia.html on line 87 [key] for 1, 2.

1. Class. Myth.one of a class of fabulous monsters, commonly represented with the head and breast of a woman and the body of a serpent, said to allure youths and children in order to suck their blood.
2. a vampire; a female demon.
3. (cap., italics.) a narrative poem (1819) by John Keats.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lamia.html on line 138 lamia (Encyclopedia)

 

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