- (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 bhut
Give him a Bhut Jolokia pepper, said to be one of, if not the hottest in the world.
Give him a Bhut Jolokia pepper, said to be one of, if not thehottest in the world.
As to the ways of a bhut not even the priest at my village of Gaum could say aught.The Three Sapphires
W. A. Fraser