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Definition of "lamia" [la•mi•a]

  • Greek Mythology A monster represented as a serpent with the head and breasts of a woman that ate children and sucked the blood from men. (noun)
  • A female vampire. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lamia" in a sentence
  • "And "lamia" represents the original Lilith, a spirit of the night who in Hebrew legend is the demon wife of Adam."
  • "Points for Sansi the lamia, though - she was badass!"
  • "I like the lamia-crazy stuff in there better. garfunkleandoates someone should release the whole movie without the cgi. abayarts you think it would of been easy to do this with the cartoon version instead. it was okay, webcomic is still better. greggorybasore"