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

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew ʽĀmōs

First Known Use

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

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amos was before the 12th century

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“Amos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amos. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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Amos

noun
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible

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