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Meaning of APOLLYON

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*pol"ly*on\, n. [Gr. ? destroying, fr. ?, ?, to
destroy utterly; ? from, entirely + ? to destroy.]
The Destroyer; -- a name used --(Rev. ix. 11) for the angel
of the bottomless pit, answering to the Hebrew Abaddon.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

destroyer, the name given to the king of the hosts represented by the locusts (Rev. 9:11). It is the Greek translation of the Hebrew Abaddon (q.v.).

 

 

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