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Momus

[moh-muh s] /ˈmoʊ məs/
noun, plural Momuses, Momi
[moh-mahy] /ˈmoʊ maɪ/ (Show IPA),
for 2.
1.
Also, Momos
[moh-mos] /ˈmoʊ mɒs/ (Show IPA)
. Classical Mythology. the god of ridicule.
2.
(sometimes lowercase) a faultfinder; a carping critic.
Origin
< Latin Mōmus < Greek Mômos, special use of mômos blame, ridicule
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Momus

/ˈməʊməs/
noun (pl) -muses, -mi (-maɪ)
1.
(Greek myth) the god of blame and mockery
2.
a cavilling critic
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Word Origin and History for momos
momus
"humorously disagreeable person," 1563, from L., from Gk. Momos, god of ridicule (Gk. momos); also used in Eng. as personification of fault-finding and captious criticism.
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