Ammit(redirected from Ahemait)
part hippopotamus, part lion, with jaws like a crocodile’s. [Egypt. Myth.: Leach]
half-hippopotamus, half-lion monster of underworld; ate the sinful. [Egyptian Myth.: Leach, 50]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.