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Jeremiah

noun Jer·e·mi·ah \-ˈmī-ə\

Definition of JEREMIAH

1
:  a major Hebrew prophet of the seventh and sixth centuries b.c.
2
:  person who is pessimistic about the present and foresees a calamitous future
3
:  a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table
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Origin of JEREMIAH

Late Latin Jeremias, from Greek Hieremias, from Hebrew Yirmĕyāh
First Known Use: 14th century

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