Latin definition for: diabolus, diaboli


  • declension: 2nd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. devil
  2. evil one
  3. The Devil, Satan, Prince of Evil/Darkness
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Frequent, top 2000+ words
  • Source: Latham, “Revised Medieval Word List”, 1980

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