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(Greek: devil, demon [evil spirit]; an intermediary spirit between gods and men which could be good or evil)
(Greek: devil, demon [literally, "to throw across;" then, "to attack, to slander"])
(German: Nickel, name for "Satan"; kupfernickel, meaning "Devil’s copper" or "St Nicholas’s (Old Nick’s) copper"; metal)
(Hebrew and Greek: the devil, the adversary)
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dust devil (s) (noun), dust devils (pl)
Primarily used in the U.S., a small area of rapidly spinning wind which contains sand or small particles of dirt: Today there was a dust devil filling the air with dust and sand from the desert area.
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