demos

noun
de·​mos | \ ˈdē-ˌmäs How to pronounce demos (audio) \

Definition of demos

1 : populace
2 : the common people of an ancient Greek state

First Known Use of demos

1806, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for demos

borrowed from Greek dêmos — more at demo-

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“Demos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demos. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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