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Moloch

See also: moloch

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Moloch m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Amphibolurinae.

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EtymologyEdit

From the Proto-Semitic *malk- (king).

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Proper nounEdit

Moloch

  1. An ancient Ammonite deity worshiped by the Canaanites, Phoenician and related cultures in North Africa and the Levant.
  2. (figuratively) A person or thing demanding or requiring a very costly sacrifice.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔlɔχ/, /moːˈlɔχ/

NounEdit

Moloch m (genitive Molochs, plural Moloche)

  1. behemoth