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demon

[ dee-muhn ]
/ ˈdi mən /
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noun
adjective
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or noting a demon.
possessed or controlled by a demon.
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Origin of demon

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin daemonium<Greek daimónion, thing of divine nature (in Jewish and Christian writers, evil spirit), neuter of daimónios, derivative of daímōn;(def. 6) <Latin; see daemon

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demon-

variant of demono- before a vowel: demonism.
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British Dictionary definitions for demon

demon
/ (ˈdiːmən) /

noun

Word Origin for demon

C15: from Latin daemōn evil spirit, spirit, from Greek daimōn spirit, deity, fate; see daemon
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