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  • n. vampire

Etymologies

Possibly from a Romanian word for vampire. The term achieved popular currency through Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula and F. W. Murnau's 1925 German film Nosferatu. See also: Wikipedia's article on the etymology of the word (and the references therein). (Wiktionary)

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