daimon

[ dahy-mohn ]
/ ˈdaɪ moʊn /
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noun, plural dai·mo·nes [dahy-muh-neez] /ˈdaɪ məˌniz/, dai·mons.


Nearby words

  1. daily-breader,
  2. daimen,
  3. daimler,
  4. daimler, gottlieb,
  5. daimoku,
  6. daimonic,
  7. daimonistic,
  8. daimyo,
  9. daimyo bond,
  10. daintily

Related formsdai·mon·ic [dahy-mon-ik] /daɪˈmɒn ɪk/, dai·mon·is·tic [dahy-muh-nis-tik] /ˌdaɪ məˈnɪs tɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for daimonic

daimon

/ (ˈdaɪmɒn) /

noun

a variant of daemon, demon (def. 3)
Derived Formsdaimonic, adjective

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Word Origin and History for daimonic

daimon

n.

transliteration of Greek daimon "lesser god, guiding spirit, tutelary deity," 1852; see demon. Employed to avoid the post-classical associations of that word.

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