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One entry found for banshee.
Main Entry: ban·shee
Pronunciation: primarystressban-(secondarystress)shemacron, ban-primarystressshemacron
Function: noun
Etymology: from Irish bean sídhe & Scottish Gaelic bean sìth, literally, "woman of fairyland"
: a female spirit in Gaelic folklore whose wailing warns that a death will occur soon

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