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eudemon

[yoo-dee-muh n] /yuˈdi mən/
noun
1.
a good or benevolent demon or spirit.
Also, eudaemon.
Origin
1620-1630
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

/juːˈdiːmən/
noun
1.
a benevolent spirit or demon
Word Origin
C17: from Greek eudaimōn, from eu- + daimōn in-dwelling spirit; see demon
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