noun, plural ei·do·la [ahy-doh-luh] /aɪˈdoʊ lə/, ei·do·lons.
Origin of eidolon
Examples from the Web for eidolon
In the background of all we fancy a hideous Eidolon, from whose side even the damned recoil in loathing.Guy Livingstone;|George A. Lawrence
I could thus see myself, gazing through my dream eyes on my eidolon, as if it were only a reflection in a mirror.She and I, Volume 2|John Conroy Hutcheson
For the time his thought was quit of its consequence; no eidolon outwardly repeated his inward vision.Between The Dark And The Daylight|William Dean Howells
Whichever way she turned the eidolon of Caroline met her as a bar to all further progress in her design upon the Intendant.The Golden Dog|William Kirby
The house exists still, or the shell of it—the ghost of old Wenderholme, its appearance, its eidolon!Wenderholme|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
noun plural -la (-lə) or -lons
Word Origin for eidolon
1828, from Greek eidolon (see idol).