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succubus:

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, lascivious male demon said to possess mortal women as they sleep and to be responsible for the birth of demons, witches, and deformed children. According to one legend the incubus and his female counterpart, the succubus, were fallen angels.
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succubus

demon in the form of a woman. [Western Folklore: Briggs, 232]
See: Demon
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succubus

1. a female demon fabled to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men
2. any evil demon
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