Zebub


Zebub
Zebub e"bub, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large noxious fly of Abyssinia, which like the tsetse fly, is destructive to cattle. [1913 Webster]

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  • zebub — ˈzēˌbəb noun ( s) Etymology: Arabic dhubāb : zimb * * * zebub /zēˈbub/ noun The zimb ORIGIN: Ar (dialect) zubāb a fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • zebub — ze·bub …   English syllables

  • Bill Zebub — is the top manager of Bill Zebub Productions. His production company publishes a quarterly magazine entitled The Grimoire of Exalted Deeds , mainly about Death metal music and independent movies. He has made an array of low budget films: Dirtbags …   Wikipedia

  • Baal Zebub — Darstellung des Beelzebubs aus dem Dictionnaire Infernal (1863) Der Beelzebub (auch Belzebub, Beelzebul, Beelzebock, Belsebub) ist ein Dämon der christlichen Mythologie und im Volksmund ein Synonym für den Teufel. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baal-Zebub — (Myth.), s.u. Baal …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • BAAL-ZEBUB — quasi Muscarum dominus, vel etiam princeps Musca. in reliquas dominium habere, existimatus est: Ζητήσουσι μυίαν θεὸν Α᾿κκαρὼν, Gregorius Nazianzecnus Orat: 2. contra Iulian. quô sensu Daemonum Princeps Beel sebub vocatur in Histor. Euangelica.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • BEEL-ZEBUB — Hebr. Gap desc: Hebrew, Philistaeorum Accaronitarum olim Deus, quasi dicas, Deus muscae. Cuius nominis non alia forte causa, quam quod abigerer muscas ab aede sua, quod et Herculi tribuunt Plin. l. 10. c. 29. et Solin. c. 1. hine Α᾿πομυίῳ dicto.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Baal-zebub —    Fly lord, the god of the Philistines at Ekron (2 Kings 1:2, 3, 16). This name was given to the god because he was supposed to be able to avert the plague of flies which in that region was to be feared. He was consulted by Ahaziah as to his… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • BEEL`ZEBUB —    the god of flies, protector against them, worshipped by the Phoenicians; as being a heathen deity, transformed by the Jews into a chief of the devils; sometimes identified with Satan, and sometimes his aide de camp …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Beelzebub — Ba‘al Zebûb, Ba‘al Zəbûb or Ba‘al Zəvûv (Hebrew בעל זבוב, with numerous variants) [In addition to Beelzebub, Ba‘al Zebûb, and Ba‘al Zəvûv, (בעל זבוב), there are several variants, such as Belzebud, Beezelbub, Beezlebub, Beazlebub, Belzaboul,… …   Wikipedia


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