Vampire vs Dhampir - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between vampire and dhampir

is that vampire is a mythological undead creature said to feed on the blood of the living while dhampir is a half-human, half-vampire hybrid.

vampire

Alternative forms

* (archaic) vampyre

Noun

(en noun)
  • A mythological undead creature said to feed on the blood of the living.
  • (colloquial) A person with the medical condition , colloquially known as vampirism, with effects such as photosensitivity, brownish-red stained teeth, and increased night vision.
  • A blood-sucking bat; vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus )
  • Synonyms

    * (mythological creature) nosferatu, lamia, cadaver sanguine * (bat) vampire bat * (blood drinker) hemovore, hematophagous

    Derived terms

    * vampire bat * vampiress * vampiric * vampirism

    See also

    * werewolf * bloodsucker * hemovore * * (Common vampire bat) * (Desmodus rotundus) * (Desmodus rotundus) * (Desmodus rotundus) * The meaning of the word "vampire"

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    dhampir

    Alternative forms

    * dhampire, dhampyr, damphyr, dampyr, dampire * dunpeal, dampiel

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mythology, fiction) A half-human, half-vampire hybrid.
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