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Asmodeus

[ az-muh-dee-uhs, as- ]
/ ˌæz məˈdi əs, ˌæs- /
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noun Jewish Demonology.

an evil spirit.

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Origin of Asmodeus

<Latin Asmodaeus<Greek Asmodaîos<Hebrew ashmədhai
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British Dictionary definitions for Asmodeus

Asmodeus
/ (æsˈməʊdɪəs, ˌæsməʊˈdiːəs) /

noun

(in Jewish demonology) prince of the demons
via Latin Asmodaeus, from Avestan Aēsma-daēva, spirit of anger
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