Definition of cacodemon in English:

cacodemon

Syllabification: cac·o·de·mon
Pronunciation: /ˌkakəˈdēmən
 
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noun

  • A malevolent spirit or person.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

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

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