Vampire

Noun

  • A mythological undead creature said to feed on the blood of the living. [from earlier 18th c.]
  • A blood-sucking bat; vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) [from later 18th c.]
  • (colloquial) A person with the medical condition Systemic lupus erythematosus, colloquially known as vampirism, with effects such as photosensitivity and brownish-red stained teeth.

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