Aruru
Ninhursag Ninhursag prop. n. (Sumerian mythology) The great mother goddess in Sumerian mythology, worshipped also as {Aruru} and {Mama} and {Nintu}.

Syn: Ninkhursag, Ninkharsag. [WordNet 1.5]


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