Namtar
Namtar Namtar, Namtaru Namtaruprop. n. (Sumerian and Akkadian mythology) A demon personifying death; messenger of the underworld goddess Ereshkigal bringing death to mankind.

Syn: Namtaru. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Namtaru — Namtar Namtar, Namtaru Namtaruprop. n. (Sumerian and Akkadian mythology) A demon personifying death; messenger of the underworld goddess Ereshkigal bringing death to mankind. Syn: Namtaru. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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