eudaemon


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eu·dae·mon

also eu·dai·mon or eu·de·mon  (yo͞o-dē′mən)
n.
A good or benevolent spirit.
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Noun1.eudaemon - a benevolent 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
guardian angel, guardian spirit - an angel believed to have special affection for a particular individual
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