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Oxford dictionary definition of the word vampire:
1a corpse supposed, in European folklore, to leave its grave at night to drink the blood of the living by biting their necks with long pointed canine teeth.
a person who preys ruthlessly on others:
the protectionist vampires in the Congress
2 (also vampire bat) a small bat that feeds on the blood of mammals or birds using its two sharp incisor teeth and anticoagulant saliva, found mainly in tropical America. See also false vampire.
Family Desmodontidae (or Phyllostomidae): three species, in particular the common vampire (Desmodus rotundus)
3 (also vampire trap) Theatre a small spring trapdoor used for sudden disappearances from a stage.
mid 18th century: from French, from Hungarian vampir, perhaps from Turkish uber ‘witch’