- a good or benevolent demon or spirit.
Origin of eudemon
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Gargantua, a man of fifty-five, is introduced to Eudemon, a boy of twelve.History of Education
The devils have passed there, said Eudemon, to carry away the damned souls.
Eudemon perceived him first, and calling Gargantua said, Sir, come and see Absalom hanging.
- a benevolent spirit or demon
C17: from Greek eudaimōn, from eu- + daimōn in-dwelling spirit; see demon
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