Meaning of dybbuk

dyb•buk

Pronunciation: (Seph. Heb.Heb. dē-bk'Ashk. Heb.,Eng.dib'&schwak), [key]
— pl. dyb•buks, dyb•bu•kim
  1. a demon, or the soul of a dead person, that enters the body of a living person and directs the person's conduct, exorcism being possible only by a religious ceremony.
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