Definition of cacodemon in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌkakə(ʊ)ˈdiːmən
(also cacodaemon)


  • A malevolent spirit or person.
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    • Margaret calls him ‘cacodemon’ and ‘devil’, and any unity that the characters have on stage is temporary and superficial.
    • Although they're hovering, the cacodemons can be lured into chokepoints like doorways and halls.
    • Cacodemon reproduction has not yet been observed, and youth specimens of cacodemon have never been found.


late 16th century: from Greek kakodaimōn, from kakos 'bad' + daimōn 'spirit'.

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