Asmodæus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ligated spelling of Latin Asmodaeus, from Ancient Greek Ἀσμοδαῖος, from Hebrew אשמדאי‎.

Proper noun[edit]

Asmodæus

  1. (mythology) Archaic spelling of Asmodeus.
    • 1829, Algernon Herbert, Nimrod, pages 20–21:
      But the truth was that one Admodæus (an evil spirit, sprung from the incestuous embraces of Naamah and Tubal‐Cain, and amorous of the bride,) had killed them all.