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Methuselah

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noun Me·thu·se·lah \mə-ˈthü-zə-lə, -ˈthyü-; -ˈth(y)üz-lə\

Definition of Methuselah

  1. 1 :  an ancestor of Noah held to have lived 969 years

  2. 2 :  an oversize wine bottle holding about six liters



Origin of methuselah

Hebrew Mĕthūshelaḥ


First Known Use: 14th century


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