Lilith

Lilith

[lil-ith]
noun
1.
Semitic Mythology. a female demon dwelling in deserted places and attacking children.
2.
Jewish Folklore. Adam's first wife, before Eve was created.
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Lilith (ˈlɪlɪθ)
 
n
1.  (in the Old Testament and in Jewish folklore) a female demon, who attacks children
2.  (in Talmudic literature) Adam's first wife
3.  a witch notorious in medieval demonology

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Lilith
female evil spirit, in medieval Heb. folklore the first wife of Adam, from Heb. Lilith, from Akkad. Lilitu, which is connected by folk etymology with Heb. laylah "night."
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Lilith definition

computer
The workstation for which Modula-2 was developed as the system language.
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(1995-10-25)

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