Definitions for dagon
god of agriculture and the earth; national god of Philistines
The main god of the Phoenicians represented as half man and half fish.
the national god of the Philistines, represented with the face and hands and upper part of a man, and the tail of a fish
a slip or piece
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the national god of the Philistines, represented as half-man, sometimes half-woman, and half-fish; appears to have been a symbol to his worshippers of the fertilising power of nature, familiar to them in the fruitfulness of the sea.