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VAMPIJEROVIC

(Vam-pa-DREV-nic)
According to the lore of the Gypsies of the Balkans, a vampijerovic is born the child of a human and a vampire. It looks like a normal person, but it has the ability and drive to hunt down and kill vampires.
Other types of natural-born vampire huntersare the DHAMPIRE, DJADADJII, KRSNIK, LAMPI-JEROVIC, and the VAMPIRDZHIJA.
Source: Haining, Dictionary of Vampires, 178; Indi-ana University, Journal, vol. 14, 266; Masters, Natural History of the Vampire, 143; Perkowski, Vampires of the Slavs, 217
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