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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Oan’nes.
 
The Chaldean sea-god. It had a fish’s head and body, and also a human head; a fish’s tail, and also feet under the tail and fish’s head. In the day-time he lived with men to instruct them in the arts and sciences, but at night retired to the ocean. Anedots or Idotion was a similar deity, so was the Dagon [dag-On, fish On] of the Philistines.   1
 


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