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MORIBONDO

(More-uh-BON-do)
From the Brittany region of France, ancient Celtic lore tells of the moribondo vampire. It feeds strictly on the blood of cattle, but they can be protected from it easily enough. Walking the herd between two pyres will magically protect them from the vampire.
Source: Haining, Dictionary of Vampires, 177; Volta, The Vampire, 150
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