Specter

Definition of Specter

Spec´ter
n.1.Something preternaturally visible; an apparition; a ghost; a phantom.
The ghosts of traitors from the bridge descend,
With bold fanatic specters to rejoice.
- Dryden.
2.(Zool.) The tarsius.
Specter bat
(Zool.) any phyllostome bat.
Specter candle
(Zool.) a belemnite.
Specter shrimp
(Zool.) a skeleton shrimp. See under Skeleton.

Related Words

apparition, disembodied spirit, Flying Dutchman, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, spectre, spirit
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