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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Specter Spec"ter, Spectre Spec"tre, n. [F. spectre, fr. L. spectrum an appearance, image, specter, fr. specere to look. See Spy, and cf. Spectrum.] 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. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The tarsius. (b) A stick insect. Specter bat (Zo["o]l.), any phyllostome bat. Specter candle (Zo["o]l.), a belemnite. Specter shrimp (Zo["o]l.), a skeleton shrimp. See under Skeleton.



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