Meaning of ABADDON in English


əˈbad ə n noun

( -s )

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: from Abaddon “the angel of the bottomless pit” (Rev 9: 11), from Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek Abaddōn, from Hebrew 'ăbhaddōn, literally, destruction

: a place of destruction : an underworld abode of lost souls : hell

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