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Definition of succubus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

succubus

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsʌkjʊbəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌkjʊbəs//
 
(pl. succubi
BrE BrE//ˈsʌkjʊbaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌkjʊbaɪ//
 
)
(literary)
 
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a female evil spirit, supposed to have sex with a sleeping man compare incubus Word Origin late Middle English: from medieval Latin succubus ‘prostitute’, from succubare, from sub- ‘under’ + cubare ‘to lie’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: succubus