A female demon; a she-demon; a divine spirit. From Late Latin daemon, from Greek daimon. bef.1300. Feminine form from 1638. images
Ardat Lili: A night demon; a succubus, or a young female spirit associated with children and pregnant women, also a storm demon. One in the demon-triad formed by Lilu (the male), Lilitu (the female), and Ardat Lili (the handmaid). (Sumerian)
Batibat: A female nightmare demon that causes death during sleep, associated with trees. (Philippine)
Empusa: A shapeshifter, a demonic female with one leg that of a donkey and the other of brass, pursues travelers and eats them. [syn: Emipusa, Empousa] (Greek)
Gorgon: The personification of female wisdom and mysteries, a protector, creator of life and bringer of death. From Greek gorgo terrible. 1398. (Greek) image
Hantu Kopek: Female nightmare demon.
Lamashtu: A kind of goddess, seven witches in one, associated with the death of unborns and newborns, a night demon, bringer of disease.
Lamia: A half woman half serpent demon; a sea monster; a night demon that preys on children, also a vampire. 1350. (Greek)
Lilim: The female offspring of Lilith. [syn: Lilin] see: Lilith
Lilith: The personification of female sexuality and power over men, enlightener of women. image
Lilitu: The female counterpart of Lilu. One in the demon-triad formed by Lilu (the male), Lilitu (the female), and Ardat Lili (the handmaid). (Sumerian)
Palden Lhamo: A gaurdian goddess; protector of Tibet. (Tibetan)
Succubus: A female demon that attempts sexual intercourse with sleeping persons. From Latin succubāre to lie under, alteration of Late Latin incubus. 1387. image
Yuki-Onna: An irresistible phantom associated with snow storms; a type of pale succubus that lures young men to remote areas with the intention of drinking their blood or freezing them solid. [syn: Lady of the Snow, Snow Queen, Snow Ghost] (Japanese)