Definition of Dagon in English:

Dagon

Syllabification: Da·gon
Pronunciation: /ˈdāˌgän
 
/
(In the Bible) a national deity of the ancient Philistines, represented as a fish-tailed man.

Origin

via Latin and Greek from Hebrew dāḡōn, perhaps from dāḡān 'corn', but said (according to folk etymology) to be from dāḡ 'fish'.

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