Dagon

[dey-gon]

Origin of Dagon

< Latin < Greek < Hebrew dāghōn
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Dagon

noun
  1. Bible a god worshipped by the Philistines, represented as half man and half fish

Word Origin for Dagon

C14: via Latin and Greek from Hebrew Dāgōn, literally: little fish
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Word Origin and History for dagon

Dagon

n.

god of the Philistines, from Hebrew Dagon, from dag "fish."

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