Qaus

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Qaus or Qos was the national god of the Edomites. He is also known as Qaush, Kaush, Qaus, Kos, and Qaws. He was probably a mountain god and may be connected with the Nabataean deity Dusares.Template:Encyclopedia of Islam, 2nd ed., Brill, "Ḳaws Ḳuzaḥ"

The name of the deity was used as the theophoric element in the names of the Edomite kings Kaus-gabri and Kaus-malaka.