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ei·do·lon

 (ī-dō′lən)
n. pl. ei·do·lons or ei·do·la (-lə)
1. A phantom; an apparition.
2. An image of an ideal.

[Greek eidōlon, from eidos, form; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

eidolon

(aɪˈdəʊlɒn)
n, pl -la (-lə) or -lons
1. an unsubstantial image; apparition; phantom
2. an ideal or idealized figure
[C19: from Greek: phantom, idol]

ei•do•lon

(aɪˈdoʊ lən)

n., pl. -la (-lə), -lons.
1. an unreal image; phantom; apparition.
2. an ideal.
[1820–30; see idol]

eidolon

a phantom or apparition.
See also: Ghosts

eidolon

An imprint or image of the body left after death on the astral plane (from the Greek for “image”).
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eidolon

noun
A supernatural being, such as a ghost:
Informal: spook.
Regional: haunt.
References in classic literature ?
BY a route obscure and lonely, Haunted by ill angels only, Where an Eidolon, named NIGHT, On a black throne reigns upright, I have reached these lands but newly From an ultimate dim Thule - From a wild weird clime that lieth, sublime, Out of SPACE - out of TIME.
Tulliver in particular, as he is represented to be in that eidolon or portrait of him which we have seen to exist in the miller's mind.
Players will have the ability to call upon the powers of eidolons like Ifrit and Bahamut, as well as transform into other legendary characters from the FINAL FANTASY series via the Trance feature.
Execute powerful attacks with weapons and magic, and summon the enigmatic Eidolons with an evolved Active Time Battle(TM) system.
In his view, these eidolons, all the separate objects, entities, structures and events in the visible or explicate world around us, are relatively autonomous, stable and temporary subtotalities derived from a deeper, implicate order of unbroken wholeness.