Mephistopheles

noun
Meph·is·toph·e·les | \ˌme-fə-ˈstä-fə-ˌlēz \

Definition of Mephistopheles 

: a chief devil in the Faust legend

Other Words from Mephistopheles

Mephistophelian \ˌme-fə-stə-ˈfēl-yən, mə-ˌfis-tə- \ or Mephistophelean \same  or ˌme-fə-ˌstä-fə-ˈlē-ən \ adjective

First Known Use of Mephistopheles

circa 1590, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mephistopheles

German

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