hellmouth

noun, often capitalized

Definition of hellmouth

: a property in a medieval mystery or miracle play representing the entrance of hell as the gaping jaws sometimes with moving joints of a monster resembling a whale

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“Hellmouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hellmouth. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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