Azrael

noun Az·ra·el \ ˈazrāˌel \

Definition of Azrael

plural -s
:the angel of death in Jewish and Islamic thought who watches over the dying and separates the soul from the body

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Origin and Etymology of azrael

Arabic ʽAzrā'īl, from Hebrew ʽĂzar'ēl, literally, God has helped


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