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bhut

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noun
(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

  • Give him a Bhut Jolokia pepper, said to be one of, if not the hottest in the world.

    Hot-Sauce Addicts|Abby Schneiderman|July 28, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • Give him a Bhut Jolokia pepper, said to be one of, if not thehottest in the world.

    Hot-Sauce Addicts|Abby Schneiderman|July 28, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • As the five spirits (pancha-bhut) dwell within and without all creation, similarly I inspire my bhaktas within and without.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja
  • 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
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