Asherah

[ uh-sheer-uh ]
/ əˈʃɪər ə /

noun, plural A·she·rim [uh-sheer-im] /əˈʃɪər ɪm/, A·she·rahs for 2.

an ancient Semitic goddess, sometimes identified with Ashtoreth and Astarte, worshiped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites.
any of various upright wooden objects serving as a sacred symbol of Asherah.

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