1. A religious leader of a tribal group. Shamans are known to practice sorcery for beneficial purposes.
2. A class in the MMORPGWorld of Warcraft, which is playable only by players of the Horde faction. Originaly from Warcraft III, the Shaman carries an arsenal of spells "borrowed" from other classes. Shamans can heal, nuke, snare, deal damage over time, and invoke their weapons with special abilities making them very proficient at melee combat as well. Being the most balanced class in the game, Shamans are often viewed as over-powered since they can easily cover their weaknesses with a given spell.
She visited the shaman of the tribe so that he may rid her of her horrible affliction.
1. Any elusive bird-like creature/spirit that terrorizes people, esp. at night.
2. A witch or "bruja" that has taken the form of such a creature.
A lechuza can appear at any time and any place, but these feathery spirits seem particularly prone to spread their wings and terrorize those who have consumed alcohol. Cars driving down lonely highways also seem a favorite target of lechuzas. Especially common in Mexico and the southwestern United States