The definition of a deity is the term used to describe a god or goddess, especially in religions that believe in more than one god.(noun)
An example of a deity is the Greek god Zeus.
See deity in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME deite < OFr deité < LL(Ec) deitas, divinity (after L divinitas) < L deus, god < IE *deiwos, god < base *dei-, to gleam, shine > Sans deva, god, L dies, day, divus, god
See deity in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. de·i·ties
Origin: Middle English deite
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin deitās, divine nature
Origin: , from Latin deus, god; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.
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