Molech


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Related to Molech: Baal, Ashtoreth, Chemosh, Bohemian Grove

Mo·lech

 (mō′lĕk′, mŏl′ək)
n.
Variant of Moloch.

Molech

(ˈməʊlɛk)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a variant of Moloch
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Noun1.Molech - god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom parents sacrificed their childrenMolech - god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom parents sacrificed their children
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