agathodaemon

noun, often capitalized
ag·​a·​tho·​dae·​mon
variants: or agathodemon \ ˌa-​gə-​(ˌ)thō-​ˈdē-​mən \

Definition of agathodaemon

: a good genius or beneficent divinity

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First Known Use of agathodaemon

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agathodaemon

Greek agathodaimōn, from agath- + daimōn spirit, daemon

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“Agathodaemon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agathodaemon. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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