Amos

noun
\ ˈā-məs How to pronounce Amos (audio) \

Definition of Amos

1 : a Hebrew prophet of the eighth century b.c.
2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Amos

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Amos

Hebrew ʽĀmōs

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“Amos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amos. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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