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daemon

[ dee-muhn ]
/ 藞di m蓹n /
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noun
Classical Mythology.
  1. a god.
  2. a subordinate deity, as the genius of a place or a person's attendant spirit.
a demon.
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Origin of daemon

<Latin daem艒n a spirit, an evil spirit <Greek da铆m艒n a deity, fate, fortune; compare da铆esthai to distribute

OTHER WORDS FROM daemon

dae路mon路ic [dih-mon-ik], /d瑟藞m蓲n 瑟k/, dae路mon路is路tic [dee-muh-nis-tik], /藢di m蓹藞n瑟s t瑟k/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for daemon

daemon

daimon

/ (藞di藧m蓹n) /

noun
a demigod
the guardian spirit of a place or person
a variant spelling of demon (def. 3)

Derived forms of daemon

daemonic (di藧藞m蓲n瑟k), adjective
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