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Deus

[ dee-uhs, dey-; Latin de-oos ]
/ ˈdi əs, ˈdeɪ-; Latin ˈdɛ ʊs /
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noun

God. Abbreviation: D.

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Origin of Deus

1250–1300; <Latin: god, earlier deiuos; cognate with Sanskrit deva,Lithuanian diẽvas,Old Irish día
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British Dictionary definitions for Deus

Deus
/ Latin (ˈdeɪʊs) /

noun

God

Word Origin for Deus

related to Greek Zeus
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