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beth

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noun \ˈbāth, ˈbāt, ˈbās\

Definition of beth

  1. :  the 2d letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table



Origin of beth

Hebrew bēth, from bayith house


First Known Use: 1650


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