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The Mesopotamian god of waters and primeval establisher of law and order.
[Sumerian en-ki-k, lord of the earth : en, lord + ki, earth + -k, genitive suff.]
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|Noun||1.||Enki - water god and god of wisdom; counterpart of the Akkadian Ea|
Sumer - an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC
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