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astarte


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astarte  \As*tar"te\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  a  Ph[oe]nician  goddess.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  bivalve  mollusks,  common  on  the  coasts  of  America 
  and  Europe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Astarte 
  n  :  (Phoenician)  a  fertility  goddess;  counterpart  of  Ashtoreth 
  and  Ishtar  [syn:  {Astarte}] 




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