dæmon

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dæmon (plural dæmons)

  1. Alternative spelling of daemon.
    • 1829, Algernon Herbert, Nimrod, page 67:
      It was their opinion, and that of all similar sects, that cœlestial powers were often incarnate and came from time to time to rule the earth, dæmon kings whose conception and aphanism were alike miraculous.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, a god, goddess, divine power, genius, guardian spirit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛmoːn/, [d̥ɛˈmoːˀn]

Noun[edit]

dæmon c (singular definite dæmonen, plural indefinite dæmoner)

  1. demon (evil spirit)
  2. instinct, urge
  3. daemon, demon (a spirit or lesser divinity)

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dæmon m (plural dæmons)

  1. Obsolete form of démon.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

dæmon

  1. Alternative form of daemon.