Azrael

[ az-ree-uh l, -rey- ]
/ ˈæz ri əl, -reɪ- /

noun

(in Jewish and Islamic angelology) the angel who separates the soul from the body at the moment of death.

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Also called Angel of Death, death angel.
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Azrael
/ (ˈæzreɪl, -rɪəl) /

noun

(in Jewish and Islamic angelology) the angel who separates the soul from the body at death
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