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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Mohammedanism, the angel of death, whose function it is to separate men's souls from their bodies.

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  • proper noun The angel of death to Catholic and Orthodox Christians, and to Muslims

Etymologies

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From Arabic عزرائيل (ʕizrā’īl).

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