Bab. & Assyr. Myth. the goddess of love, fertility, and war
Origin of IshtarAssyr-Bab from Akkadian, variant, variety of Ash-dar: see Ashtoreth
The chief Babylonian and Assyrian goddess, associated with love, fertility, and war, being the counterpart to the Phoenician Astarte.
Origin of IshtarAkkadian Ištar &ayin;&tlowmac;tr
From Akkadian (dIštar).