from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Mythology The Mesopotamian god of waters and primeval establisher of law and order.
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- proper n. A god in Sumerian mythology, later known as Ea in Akkadian and Babylonian mythology.
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- n. water god and god of wisdom; counterpart of the Akkadian Ea
Sumerian en-ki-k, lord of the earth : en, lord + ki, earth + -k, genitive suff.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)