tammuz


tammuz

noun

  1. the tenth month of the Jewish calendar.Compare Jewish calendar.
  2. a Sumerian and Babylonian shepherd god, originally king of Erech, confined forever in the afterworld as a substitute for his consort Inanna or Ishtar.

noun

  1. (in the Jewish calendar) the fourth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the tenth month of the civil year, usually falling within June and July

Babylonian and Assyrian god (identified with Adon), probably from Babylonian Du’uzu, contraction of Dumu-zi “the son who rises,” also interpeted as “the faithful son.”

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