Dagon meaning

dā'gŏn'
A god widely worshipped by the Mesopotamians, Amorites, Phoenicians, and other peoples of the ancient Near East and often associated with grain, agriculture, and storms. In the Bible, he is presented as the chief god of the Philistines, and traditions dating from the first half of the first millennium ad depict him in the form of a merman.
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The chief god of the ancient Philistines and later of the Phoenicians, sometimes represented as half man and half fish.
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(obsolete) A slip or piece.

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The main god of the Phoenicians, represented as half man and half fish.
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Origin of dagon

  • Hebrew dāgôn of Phoenician origin dgn in Semitic roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • See dag a loose end.
    From Wiktionary
  • From Wiktionary