Definition of magot
1 : barbary ape
2 : a small grotesque figure of Chinese or Japanese style or workmanship
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Origin and Etymology of magot
French, from Middle French, from magog, magot deformed creature, from Magog, a nation represented in the New Testament as one that will be deceived by Satan (Revelation 20:8), from Magog, described in the Old Testament as a land from which the people under their king Gog wished to set forth to destroy Jerusalem (Ezekiel 38 & 39)
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