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succuba

[suhk-yuh-buh] /ˈsʌk yə bə/
noun
1.
a succubus.
Origin of succuba
1550-1560
1550-60; < Latin: paramour, equivalent to succub(āre) to lie beneath (suc- suc- + cubāre to lie down; cf. concubine) + -a feminine noun suffix
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  • She is sly as a succuba and charming in her ways, and what more do I want!

    Very Woman

    Remy de Gourmont
  • These naps o' the afternoon are but provokers of Incubus,—ay, and succuba into the bargain.

    The Infidel, Vol. I. Robert Montgomery Bird

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