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zombi

[zom-bee] /ˈzɒm bi/
noun, plural zombis.
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zombie

/ˈzɒmbɪ/
noun (pl) -bies, -bis
1.
a person who is or appears to be lifeless, apathetic, or totally lacking in independent judgment; automaton
2.
a supernatural spirit that reanimates a dead body
3.
a corpse brought to life in this manner
4.
the snake god of voodoo cults in the West Indies, esp Haiti, and in scattered areas of the southern US
5.
the python god revered in parts of West Africa
6.
a piece of computer code that instructs an infected computer to send a virus on to other computer systems
Derived Forms
zombiism, noun
Word Origin
from Kongo zumbi good-luck fetish
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