Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Astarte.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The principal female divinity of the Phœnicians, as Baal was the principal male divinity.

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  • proper noun Alternative form of Astarte.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an ancient Phoenician goddess of love and fertility; the Phoenician counterpart to Ishtar

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hebrew ‘aštōret; see עṯtr in Semitic roots.]

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