Demon vs Devon - What's the difference?

demon | devon |


As nouns the difference between demon and devon

is that demon is demon while devon is (australia|eastern australia) a type of processed meat sausage.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

demon

English

(wikipedia demon)

Alternative forms

* daemon, (typically only used today for the sense of 'a Greek or Roman godling' ) * daimon (''typically only used in the sense of 'inner spirit' or 'personal guardian')

Noun

(en noun)
  • An evil spirit.
  • A fallen angel or Satanic divinity; a false god.
  • One’s inner spirit or genius, a daimon.
  • (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) A genius, a lar, the protective spirit or godling of a place, household, or individual.
  • A foible; a flaw in a person’s character.
  • The demon of stupidity haunts me whenever I open my mouth.
  • Someone of remarkable or diabolical energy or ability.
  • He’s a demon at the card tables.
  • (figurative) Anything with malevolent effects.
  • the demon drink

    Usage notes

    The original Greek and Roman meanings often employ synonyms or the variant spellings daimon' or ' daemon to differentiate them from the more common ecclesiastical sense.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * imp * succubus * vampire * angel * hell * possession * possessed * dragon * werewolf * devil * larva ----

    devon

    English

    (wikipedia Devon)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A county of England bordered by Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, the Bristol Channel and the English Channel.
  • Any of a number of places in US and Canada.
  • derived from the place name, or a variant of Devin.
  • of modern American usage, derived from the place name.
  • Synonyms

    * (county) Devonshire

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in Devon, England.