Moloch

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Moloch m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Amphibolurinae.

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Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Semitic *malk- (king).

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Proper noun[edit]

Moloch

  1. An ancient Ammonite deity worshiped by the Canaanites, Phoenician and related cultures in North Africa and the Levant.
  2. (figuratively) A person or thing demanding or requiring a very costly sacrifice.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔlɔχ/, /moːˈlɔχ/

Noun[edit]

Moloch m (genitive Molochs, plural Moloche)

  1. behemoth