wendigo

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wendigo or windigo (ˈwɛndɪˌɡəʊ, ˈwɪndɪˌɡəʊ)
 
n , -gos, -go, -gos
1.  (among Algonquian Indians) an evil spirit or cannibal
2.  another name for splake
 
[from Algonquian: evil spirit or cannibal]
 
windigo or windigo
 
n
 
[from Algonquian: evil spirit or cannibal]

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