Enoch

noun
\ ˈē-nək How to pronounce Enoch (audio) , -nik \

Definition of Enoch

: an Old Testament patriarch and father of Methuselah

First Known Use of Enoch

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Enoch

Greek Enōch, from Hebrew Ḥănōkh

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“Enoch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Enoch. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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