daimon

daimon

[dahy-mohn]
noun, plural daimones [dahy-muh-neez] , daimons.

daimonic [dahy-mon-ik] , daimonistic [dahy-muh-nis-tik] , adjective
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daemon or daimon (ˈdiːmən)
 
n
1.  a demigod
2.  the guardian spirit of a place or person
3.  a variant spelling of demon
 
daimon or daimon
 
n
 
daemonic or daimon
 
adj

daimon (ˈdaɪmɒn)
 
n
daemon a variant of demon
 
dai'monic
 
adj

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daimon
transliteration of Gk. daimon "lesser god, guiding spirit, tutelary deity," 1852; see demon. Employed to avoid the post-classical associations of that word.
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