Asherah

noun

Ashe·​rah
əˈshirə
plural Asherim
-rə̇m
or Asherahs
: a sacred wooden post, pole, or pillar that stood near the altar in various Canaanite high places and that symbolized the goddess Asherah

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Etymology

Hebrew ăshērāh

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“Asherah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asherah. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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