Apollyon

noun
Apol·​lyon | \ ə-ˈpäl-yən How to pronounce Apollyon (audio) , -ˈpä-lē-ən \

Definition of Apollyon

: the angel of the bottomless pit in the Book of Revelation

First Known Use of Apollyon

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Apollyon

Greek Apollyōn

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“Apollyon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Apollyon. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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