[ uh-sheer-uh ]

noun,plural A·she·rim [uh-sheer-im], /əˈʃɪər ɪm/, A·she·rahs for 2.
  1. an ancient Semitic goddess, sometimes identified with Ashtoreth and Astarte, worshiped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites.

  2. any of various upright wooden objects serving as a sacred symbol of Asherah.

Words Nearby Asherah Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Asherah in a sentence

  • It had been besieged for two months by Ebed-Asherah, who had vainly attempted to corrupt the loyalty of the governor of Gebal.

    Patriarchal Palestine | Archibald Henry Sayce
  • Ebed-Asherah goes on to beg the king to come himself, and see with his own eyes how faithful a governor he really was.

    Patriarchal Palestine | Archibald Henry Sayce