noun Ha·bak·kuk \ˈha-bə-ˌkək, hə-ˈba-kək\

Definition of Habakkuk

  1. 1 :  a Hebrew prophet of seventh century b.c. Judah who prophesied an imminent Chaldean invasion

  2. 2 :  a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

Origin and Etymology of habakkuk

Hebrew Ḥăbhaqqūq

First Known Use: 1621

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