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Specter

Spec´ter
n.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.(Zool.) The tarsius.
Specter bat
(Zool.) any phyllostome bat.
Specter candle
(Zool.) a belemnite.
Specter shrimp
(Zool.) a skeleton shrimp. See under Skeleton.
Noun1.specter - a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
2.Specterspecter - a ghostly appearing figure; "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"
apparition, disembodied spirit, Flying Dutchman, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, spectre, spirit
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Spectacled coot
Spectacled eider
Spectacled goose
Spectacled snake
spectacles
Spectacular
spectacularly
Spectant
spectate
Spectation
Spectator
spectator pump
spectator sport
Spectatorial
Spectatorship
Spectatress
-- Specter --
Specter bat
Specter candle
Specter shrimp
spectinomycin
Spectioneer
Spector shrimp
Spectral
Spectral Band Replication
spectral color
spectral colour
Spectral lemur
Spectrally
Spectre
Spectrobolometer
Spectroelectric
Spectrogram
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