Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medicine, an incubus; a nightmare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Nightmare.

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  • noun archaic, medicine nightmare; sleep paralysis

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek; meaning "throttler" or "strangler".

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