demos

noun

de·​mos ˈdē-ˌmäs How to pronounce demos (audio)
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: the common people of an ancient Greek state

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Greek dêmos — more at demo-

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of demos was in 1806

Cite this Entry

“Demos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demos. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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