Achelous

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From Latin Achelous, from Ancient Greek Ἀχελώїoς and the later Ἀχελῷος(Akhelôios), which is probably from Akkadian aḫu/aḫû + illu/elu/ilu; see also Etruscan Axlei and Αυκηλως, which are probably from Akkadian aklu (chieftan) and Sumerian akil.

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Achelous

  1. a river in western Greece
  2. (Greek mythology) Deity of water; later, patron deity of the Achelous River.

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