What is the difference between the terms "Holy Ghost" and "Holy Spirit"?

What is the difference between the terms “Holy Ghost” and “Holy Spirit”.
The latin “Sanctus Espiritus” seems to translate “Holy Spirit”.
Where does the term “Holy Ghost” originate?


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