Japanese - A supernatural being. This being was envisaged as a horse with the face of a lion and the feet of a tiger. In some versions it had a trunk like an elephant. It was said that it could be invoked to eat bad dreams, so averting ill fortune for the dreamer. Also identified as Baku, Bakhu, Bakhu, Bakou, Bakou, Eater of Dreams or Eater of Dreams.

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