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

  • n. Mythology The Babylonian god of primordial waters.

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  • proper n. Name of Enki in Akkadian and Babylonian mythology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. the Akkadian god of wisdom; son of Apsu and father of Marduk; counterpart of the Sumerian Enki.
  • proper n. the Babylonian god of waters and one of the supreme triad including Anu and Bel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A common English digraph, introduced about the beginning of the sixteenth century, having then the sound of ā, and serving to distinguish e or ee with that sound from e or ee with the sound of ē.
  • An abbreviation of each.

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

  • n. the Babylonian god of wisdom; son of Apsu and father of Marduk; counterpart of the Sumerian Enki; as one of the supreme triad including Anu and Bel he was assigned control of the watery element


Akkadian; see ḥyw in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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