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household deity


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  • noun mythology, religion Especially in pagan religions, a minor god or goddess functioning as the protector of a home, household, and/or family, worshipped by members of the household and sometimes conceived as an animistic or ancestral spirit.
  • noun figuratively, by extension An exemplar or revered individual within a group.


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