Abraham

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noun Abra·ham \ˈā-brə-ˌham\

Definition of Abraham

  1. :  an Old Testament patriarch regarded by Jews as the founder of the Hebrew people through his son Isaac and by Muslims as the founder of the Arab peoples through his son Ishmael

Origin and Etymology of abraham

Late Latin, from Greek Abraam, from Hebrew 'Abhrāhām


First Known Use: before 12th century



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