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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Mesopotamian god of war and plague, and the consort of Ereshkigal.

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  • noun (Akkadian) god ruling with his consort Ereshkigal the world of the dead

Etymologies

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

[Akkadian Nergal, Nerigal.]

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