Definition of demigod noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdemiɡɒd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdemiɡɑːd//
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  1. 1a minor god, or a being that is partly a god and partly human
  2. 2a ruler or other person who is treated like a god
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent.: translating Latin semideus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: demigod