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  • proper n. The destroying angel of the underworld, the undoer or disintegrator .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The Destroyer; -- a name used (Rev. ix. 11) for the angel of the bottomless pit, answering to the Hebrew Abaddon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The destroyer: a name given (only in Rev. ix. 11) to the angel of the bottomless pit, answering to the Hebrew Abaddon.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek Ἀπολλύων ("Apollyon, the destroyer"), from ἀπόλλυμι ("destroy")

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