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List of Gods   : "French"

NameOriginDescription
"Abonde" French The French Santa Claus, the good fairy who comes at night to bring toys to children while they sleep, especially on New Year's Day.
Goddess name "Abundantia" Roman Minor fertility goddess. The personification of abundance. She continued in French mythology after the Roman occupation, as a lady who enters houses in the night, bringing prosperity....
"Angoulaffre" French Angoulaffre of the Broken Teeth. His face measured 3 feet across; his nose was 9 inches long; his arms and legs were each 6 feet; his fingers 6 inches and 2 lines; his enormous mouth was armed with sharp pointed yellow tusks. He was descended from Goliath. French
"Bap or Baphomet" French An imaginary idol or symbol, which the Templars were said to employ in their mysterious rites. The word is a corruption of Mahomet. The image of Baphomet was romanticized during the nineteenth century by the German antiquarian Josef von Hammer-Purgstall.
Monster name "Chichivache" French Chichivache the "sorry cow," a monster that lived only on good women- all skin and bone, because its food was so extremely scarce. The old English romancers invented another monster, which they called Bicorn, as fat as the other was lean; but, luckily, he had for food "good and enduring husbands," of which there is no lack. French
"Dancing-water" French Which beautifies ladies, makes them young again, and enriches them. It fell in a cascade in the Burning Forest, and could only be reached by an underground passage. Prince Chery fetched a bottle of this water for his beloved Fair-star, but was aided by a dove. French Fairy Tale
"Esprit Follet" French The French poltergeist.
King name "Hapmouche" French The giant flycatcher. He invented the art of drying and smoking neats' tongues. French
"Jacques Bonhomme" French A sort of fairy good-luck, who is to redress all wrongs, and make all the poor wealthy. French
Planet name "Jupiter" Roman Jupiter is, properly speaking, a derivation of Jove and pater (Latin for father) The name of the god was also adopted as the name of the planet Jupiter, and was the original namesake of the weekday that would come to be known in English as Thursday (the etymological root can be seen in French jeudi, from Jovis Dies). The Indo-European deity who also evolved into the Germanic Tiwaz (after whom Tuesday was named), the Greek Zeus, and Dyaus Pita of the Vedic religion. Jove is a vocative form of the name, evolved from Dyeus. Roman
Goddess name "Korrigan" French Goddess of underground springs French
"Melior" French A lovely fairy, who carried off Parthenopex of Blois to her secret island in her magic bark. French
God name "Nyesoa" Africa The creator god of the French Ivory Coast. Africa
Angel name "Oriel" French angel of Destiny and the ruler of the tenth hour of the day. Old French
"Widenostrils" French A huge giant, who subsisted on windmills, and lived in the island of Tohu. When Pantagruel and his fleet reached this island no food could be cooked because Widenostrils had swallowed "every individual pan, skillet, kettle, frying-pan, dripping-pan, boiler, and saucepan in the land," and died from eating a lump of butter. French