Pronunciation: (lā'mē-u),[key] —n., —pl.-mi•as, -mi•aePronunciation: (-mē-ē")[key]for 1, 2. 1. Class. Myth.one of a class of fabulous monsters, commonly represented with the head and breast of a woman and the body of a serpent, said to allure youths and children in order to suck their blood.
2. a vampire; a female demon.
3. (cap., italics.) a narrative poem (1819) by John Keats.