khmoc pray

The malignant spirits of women who have died in childbirth. They are said to inhabit trees and torment passersby, occasionally killing them with rocks. Even more fearsome is the ghost of a women accompanied by the ghost of her fetus.



  • Leach, Maria, ed. (1984). Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend. New York: HarperCollins.