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



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