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Demon Star

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noun Astronomy.
  1. Algol.

Origin of Demon Star

1890–95; translation of Arabic ghūl ghoul
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  • In a darker age than ours the winking of this demon-star must have seemed a prodigy of sinister import.

    Astronomy with an Opera-glass

    Garrett Putman Serviss