Cain

noun
\ ˈkān How to pronounce Cain (audio) \

Definition of Cain

in the Bible : the brother and murderer of Abel

First Known Use of Cain

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cain

Hebrew Qayin

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“Cain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cain. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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Cain biographical name

\ ˈkān How to pronounce Cain (audio) \

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James Mallahan 1892–1977 American novelist

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