Demon vs Devon - What's the difference?
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?
* 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')
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.
Someone of remarkable or diabolical energy or ability.
- The demon of stupidity haunts me whenever I open my mouth.
(figurative) Anything with malevolent effects.
- He’s a demon at the card tables.
- the demon drink
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.
* See also
(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.
* (county) Devonshire
One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in Devon, England.