eudemon

or eu·dae·mon

[yoo-dee-muh n]
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noun

a good or benevolent demon or spirit.

Nearby words

  1. eucrasia,
  2. eucrite,
  3. eucryphia,
  4. eucryptite,
  5. eudaemonic,
  6. eudemonia,
  7. eudemonic,
  8. eudemonics,
  9. eudemonism,
  10. eudiaphoresis

Origin of eudemon

1620–30; < Greek eudaímōn blessed with a good genius, fortunate, happy, equivalent to eu- eu- + daímōn destiny, fortune, lot; see demon

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British Dictionary definitions for eudemon

eudemon

eudaemon

noun

a benevolent spirit or demon

Word Origin for eudemon

C17: from Greek eudaimōn, from eu- + daimōn in-dwelling spirit; see demon

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