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Echbél


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[Ir., horse-mouth, horse-lipped].

Hippomorphic name borne by two figures in Old Irish narrative. One is a minor character in Scéla Mucce meic Da Thó [The Story of Mac Da Thó's Pig]; the second is an epithet of the obscure warriors Eichde (see ECHDAE), Echbél, and Errge Echbél.

Subjects: Religion.


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