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succuba

[ suhk-yuh-buh ]
/ ˈsʌk yə bə /
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noun

a succubus.

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Origin of succuba

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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