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demigod

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noun demi·god \ˈde-mē-ˌgäd\

Simple Definition of demigod

  • : an extremely impressive or important person : a person who seems like a god in some way

  • : a person in mythology who has some of the powers of a god : a being in mythology who is part god and part human

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of demigod

  1. 1 :  a mythological being with more power than a mortal but less than a god

  2. 2 :  a person so outstanding as to seem to approach the divine <the demigods of jazz>

1530

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1530

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