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bhut

or bhoot

[boot]
noun
  1. (in Indian mythology) a spirit or demon.
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Origin of bhut

1775–85; < Hindi bhūt < Sanskrit bhūtā
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  • As to the ways of a bhut not even the priest at my village of Gaum could say aught.