Definitions for "Dumuzi"
the Sumerian and Babylonian god of pastures and vegetation; consort of Inanna.
(Babylonian/Canaanite Tammuz; Perisan Mithras; Egyptian Osiris; Greek/Egyptian Serapis; Egyptian/Phoenician Attis; Greek/Phoenician Adonis; Greek Dionysus; Greco-Roman Apollo; Roman Bacchus; Norse Odin) Shepherd god who is hung on a stake in the netherworld as a substitute for Inanna but rises in the spring to be replaced by his sister Geshtinanna; often given the title "Mother-Dragon-of-Heaven"