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(ˌkækəˈdiːmən) or


(European Myth & Legend) an evil spirit or devil
[C16: from Greek kakodaimōn evil genius]


or cac•o•dae•mon

(ˌkæk əˈdi mən)

an evil spirit; demon.
[1585–95; < Greek kakodaímōn having an evil genius, ill-fated. See caco-, demon]
cac`o•de•mon′ic (-dɪˈmɒn ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.cacodemon - an evil spirit
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
evil spirit - a spirit tending to cause harm
eudaemon, eudemon, good spirit - a benevolent spirit
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