Demogorgon


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De·mo·gor·gon

 (dē′mə-gôr′gən, dē′mə-gôr′-)
n. Mythology
A terrifying ancient deity or demon of the underworld.

[Late Latin Dēmogorgōn.]

Demogorgon

(ˌdiːməʊˈɡɔːɡən)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) a mysterious and awesome god in ancient mythology, often represented as ruling in the underworld
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek]

De•mo•gor•gon

(ˌdi məˈgɔr gən, ˌdɛm ə-)

n.
a mysterious infernal power or deity of late antiquity.
[1580–90; < Late Latin Dēmogorgōn]
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Noun1.Demogorgon - (Greek mythology) a mysterious and terrifying deity of the underworld
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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He must give up the notion of his father's legacy; but it was not likely he would ever want that trifle; and even if he did--why, it was a compensation to think that in being for ever divided from his family he was divided from Jacob, more terrible than Gorgon or Demogorgon to David's timid green eyes.
Belzebub, inferni ardentis monarcha, et Demogorgon, propitiamus
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