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wendigo

(ˈwɛndɪˌɡəʊ) or

windigo

npl -gospl -go or -gos
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) (among Algonquian Indians) an evil spirit or cannibal
2. (Breeds) another name for splake
[from Algonquian: evil spirit or cannibal]
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