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daimon

[dahy-mohn] /ˈdaɪ moʊn/
noun, plural daimones
[dahy-muh-neez] /ˈdaɪ məˌniz/ (Show IPA),
daimons.
1.
Related forms
daimonic
[dahy-mon-ik] /daɪˈmɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
daimonistic
[dahy-muh-nis-tik] /ˌdaɪ məˈnɪs tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for daimon

daemon

/ˈdiːmən/
noun
1.
a demigod
2.
the guardian spirit of a place or person
3.
a variant spelling of demon (sense 3)
Derived Forms
daemonic (diːˈmɒnɪk) adjective

daimon

/ˈdaɪmɒn/
noun
1.
a variant of daemon, demon (sense 3)
Derived Forms
daimonic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for daimon
n.

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

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