Latin definition for: striga, strigae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. evil spirit (supposed to howl at night)
  2. hag/witch (harms children)
  3. vampire
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: Greece
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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