Definition of Abaddon
: a place of destruction : an underworld abode of lost souls : hell
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Origin and Etymology of abaddon
from Abaddon “the angel of the bottomless pit” (Revelation 9:11), going back to Middle English, borrowed from Late Latin, borrowed from Greek Abaddōn, borrowed from Hebrew 'ăbhaddōn, literally, “destruction”
First Known Use: 1583See Words from the same year
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