Etymology
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Apollyon

destroying angel of the bottomless pit in Revelation ix.11 (a name also sometimes given to the Devil), late 14c., from present participle of Greek apollyein "to destroy utterly" (from apo "from, away from" (see apo-) + olluein "to destroy, make an end of;" compare abolish); a translation of Hebrew Abaddon (q.v.).

updated on October 29, 2022

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