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  Definition of Moloch
  1. any lizard of the genus Moloch
  2. god of the Ammonites and Phoenicians to whom parents sacrificed their children
  3. a tyrannical power to be propitiated by human subservience or sacrifice; "the great Moloch of war"; "duty has become the Moloch of modern life"- Norman Douglas
Similar Words: moloch, Molech

 

Hyponyms: mountain devil, spiny lizard, Moloch horridus

 

Member Meronyms: genus Moloch

 

 
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