dybbuk

Definition of dybbuk

dyb´buk   Pronunciation: dĭb´bŭk; Hebrew dē`bŌk´
n.1.(Jewish folklore) the wandering soul of a dead person, or a demon, that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior. It may be exorcised by religious rites.

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Baba Yaga, Lilith, Masan, afreet, apparition, appearance, astral, astral spirit, banshee, barghest, cacodemon, control, daeva, demon, departed spirit, devil, disembodied spirit, duppy, eidolon, evil genius, evil spirit, fiend, fiend from hell, form, genie, genius, ghost, ghoul, grateful dead, guide, gyre, hant, haunt, hellion, idolum, immateriality, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity, incubus, jinni, jinniyeh, lamia, larva, lemures, manes, materialization, oni, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, poltergeist, presence, rakshasa, revenant, satan, shade, shadow, shape, shedu, shrouded spirit, specter, spectral ghost, spirit, spook, sprite, succubus, the undead, theophany, unsubstantiality, vampire, vision, walking dead man, wandering soul, wraith, yogini, zombie
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