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vampire

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Etymology

From French vampire or [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:Template:lang:de derivations]] Vampir from Hungarian vámpír from Slavonic vampir (compare Russian упырь, Polish upiór, etc.).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈvæmpaɪə/

Noun

Singular
vampire

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  1. A mythological undead creature said to feed on human blood.
  2. A person with the medical condition colloquially known as vampirism with effects such as photosensitivity, a desire for blood, and increased night vision.
  3. A blood-sucking bat (vampire bat).

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Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [vam'pi.re]

Noun

vampire f. pl.

  1. Plural form of vampiră.

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