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Shem

noun \ˈshem\

Definition of SHEM

:  the eldest son of Noah held to be the progenitor of the Semitic peoples

Origin of SHEM

Hebrew Shēm
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with SHEM

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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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