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wendigo

/ˈwɛndɪˌɡəʊ/
noun (Canadian)
1.
(pl) -gos. (among Algonquian Indians) an evil spirit or cannibal
2.
(pl) -go, -gos another name for splake
Word Origin
from Algonquian: evil spirit or cannibal
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