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bhut

or bhoot

[boot] /but/
noun
1.
(in Indian mythology) a spirit or demon.
Origin of bhut
1775-1785
1775-85; < Hindi bhūt < Sanskrit bhūtā
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  • As to the ways of a bhut not even the priest at my village of Gaum could say aught.

    The Three Sapphires W. A. Fraser

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