[lem-yuh-rey-lee-uh, -reyl-yuh] /ˌlɛm yəˈreɪ li ə, -ˈreɪl yə/

noun, (sometimes used with a plural verb)
the annual festival in ancient Rome in which the lemures were exorcised from houses.


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