Ephraim

noun
Ephra·​im | \ ˈē-frē-əm How to pronounce Ephraim (audio) \

Definition of Ephraim

: a son of Joseph and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel

First Known Use of Ephraim

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ephraim

Hebrew Ephrayim

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“Ephraim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ephraim. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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Ephraim geographical name

Ephra·​im | \ ˈē-frē-əm How to pronounce Ephraim (audio) \

Definition of Ephraim

1 or Mount Ephraim hilly region of ancient Palestine; now in the West Bank
2 — see israel sense 2

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