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 Dusharres.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.

Mythology portal
Ancient Near East portal