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Demon Star

noun, Astronomy
Origin of Demon Star
1890-95; translation of Arabic ghūl ghoul Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In a darker age than ours the winking of this demon-star must have seemed a prodigy of sinister import.

    Astronomy with an Opera-glass Garrett Putman Serviss

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