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Ashtaroth (ăsh´tərŏth), Hebrew plural form of Ashtoreth, the name of the Canaanite fertility goddess and consort of Baal. Her name is vocalized in Greek as Astarte. She was worshiped at various local shrines. There are several references to her in the Bible.

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Ashtaroth biblical name for the Canaanite goddess Astarte.