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ALOUQA

(AH-low-ka)
Variations: ALOUQUE, ALQUL
A vampiric demon from ancient Hebrew lore,the alouq? exhausts men to death with its lovemaking (see SUCCUBUS). Eventually, it drives its lovers insane, causing them to commit suicide.
Source: Langton, La D?monologie, 59; Masson, Le Diable et la Possession D?moniaque
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