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moloch1

Saltos de línea: mo¦loch
Pronunciación: /ˈməʊlɒk
 
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sustantivo

A harmless spiny lizard of grotesque appearance which feeds chiefly on ants, found in arid inland Australia. Also called mountain devil, thorny devil.
  • Moloch horridus, family Agamidae

Origen

from Moloch.

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Saltos de línea: Mo¦loch
Pronunciación: /ˈməʊlɒk
 
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1.1 (as noun a Moloch) A person or thing to which extreme or terrible sacrifices were made.
Example sentences
  • The spelling reform is a Moloch in the days of empty coffers, which will cost everyone a huge amount.
  • There is no excuse for any parent who would knowingly sacrifice his son or daughter to the fires of this Moloch, no excuse for wittingly allowing a child to remain within the system for one day longer than necessary!

Origen

via late Latin from Greek Molokh, from Hebrew mōleḵ.

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