Meaning of Tammuz
Pronunciation: (tä'mooz for 1 also tä&sylpm&oomacrz' for 2 also tam'uz), [key]
- the tenth month of the Jewish calendar. Cf.
- a Sumerian and Babylonian shepherd god, originally king of Erech, confined forever in the afterworld as a substitute for his consort Inanna or Ishtar.
- Tammuz (Thesaurus)