Apollyon

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpɒljən/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə polyən)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
A•pol•lyon  (ə polyən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Biblethe destroyer;
    the angel of the bottomless pit;
    Abaddon. Rev. 9:11.
  • Greek apollýōn (present participle of apollýnai to utterly destroy), equivalent. to ap- ap-2 + olly- destroy + -ōn present participle suffix

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Apollyon /əˈpɒljən/ n
  1. the destroyer, a name given to the Devil (Revelation 9:11)
Etymology: 14th Century: via Late Latin from Greek, from apollunai to destroy totally
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