Lilith meaning

lĭlĭth
The first wife of Adam in Hebrew folklore, believed to have been in existence before the creation of Eve.
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An evil female spirit in ancient Semitic legend, alleged to haunt deserted places and attack children.
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(person, proper) In ancient Semitic folklore, a female demon or vampire that lives in desolate places.
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Origin of lilith

  • Hebrew lîlît from Akkadian lilītu from Sumerian lilla a demon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition