yuki-onna

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See also: yukionna

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 雪女 (yukionna)

Noun[edit]

yuki-onna (plural yuki-onna)

  1. Japanese snow spirit; the spirit of a woman who perished out in the snow during the winter months. Known to return during the winter months to lure lost souls to their deaths.