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(in Indian mythology) a spirit or demon.
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Origin of bhut
1775–85; <Hindi bhūt<Sanskrit bhūtā
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How to use bhut in a sentence
Each Bhoot carries one which constitutes his entire stock of crockery.
I attended the Bhoot tea-party again, and watched their operations, warming myself by their fire.
The temple was originally only a Bhoot or holy tree with a platform.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston