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

 

daemon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdiːmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdiːmən//
 
 
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a creature in stories from ancient Greece that is half man and half god Word Origin mid 16th cent.: common spelling of demon until the 19th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: daemon