daeva

noun
dae·va
variants: or deva \ˈdāvə \ or dev \ˈdāv \
plural -s

Definition of daeva 

Zoroastrianism

: a maleficent supernatural being : an evil spirit : demon

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History and Etymology for daeva

daeva, deva from Avestan daēvō; dev from Persian dēv, from Avestan daēvō; akin to Sanskrit deva god

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