banshee

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /bænˈʃiː/ or /ˈbænʃiː/
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Noun[change]

Singular
banshee

Plural
banshees

  1. (Irish) (folklore) A banshee is a female spirit, usually taking the form of a woman whose mournful wailing warns of an impending death.