Baruch

noun
Ba·​ruch | \ bə-ˈrük How to pronounce Baruch (audio) , ˈbär-ˌük, ˈber- \

Definition of Baruch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a homiletic book included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and in the Protestant Apocrypha — see Bible Table

Baruch

biographical name
Ba·​ruch | \ bə-ˈrük How to pronounce Baruch (audio) \

Definition of Baruch (Entry 2 of 2)

Bernard Man*nes \ ˈma-​nəs How to pronounce Baruch (audio) \ 1870–1965 American businessman and statesman

First Known Use of Baruch

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Baruch

Noun

Late Latin, from Greek Barouch, from Hebrew Bārūkh

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“Baruch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Baruch. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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