agathodaemon

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

\ˌa-gə-(ˌ)thō-ˈdē-mən\

Definition of agathodaemon

  1. :  a good genius or beneficent divinity

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Origin and Etymology of agathodaemon

Greek agathodaimōn, from agath- + daimōn spirit, daemon — more at demon


First Known Use: 1738


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