(Australia) A loincloth.
(Greek mythology) A monster preying upon human beings and who sucked the blood of children, often described as having the head and breasts of a woman and the lower half of a serpent.
(Indian mythology) A member of a class of semi-divine creatures, often taking the form of a very large snake and associated with water.
A monster capable of assuming a woman's form, who was said to devour human beings or suck their blood; a vampire; a sorceress; a witch.
Kamarupan languages spoken in northeastern India and western Burma
(folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living
Lamia (; Greek: Λάμια), in ancient Greek mythology, was a child-eating monster and, in later tradition, was regarded as a type of night-haunting spirit (daemon). In the earliest stories, Lamia was a beautiful queen of Libya who had an affair with Zeus.