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Moloch

Mo·loch (Mo·lech)

Moloch (Molech)

 
pronunciation:
mo lak [or] ma lk
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a deity in the Old Testament, esp. the pagan god of the Ammonites and Phoenicians to whom child sacrifices were offered.
definition 2: (l.c.) a spiny, ant-eating lizard native to the Australian desert.