[ Sephardic Hebrew dee-book; Ashkenazic Hebrew dib-uhk ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew diˈbuk; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈdɪb ək /
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noun, plural dib·buks, dib·buk·im [Sephardic Hebrew dee-boo-keem; Ashkenazic Hebrew dih-book-im]. /Sephardic Hebrew di buˈkim; Ashkenazic Hebrew dɪˈbʊk ɪm/. Jewish Folklore.
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British Dictionary definitions for dibbuk
/ (ˈdɪbək, Hebrew diˈbuk) /
noun plural -buks or -bukkim (Hebrew -buˈkim)
a variant spelling of dybbuk
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