- (in Indian mythology) a spirit or demon.
Origin of bhut
1775–85; < Hindi bhūt < Sanskrit bhūtā
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Examples from the Web for bhoot
The temple was originally only a Bhoot or holy tree with a platform.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
I attended the Bhoot tea-party again, and watched their operations, warming myself by their fire.The Diary of a Hunter from the Punjab to the Karakorum Mountains
Augustus Henry Irby