Hagar

noun
Ha·​gar | \ ˈhā-ˌgär How to pronounce Hagar (audio) , -gər \

Definition of Hagar

: a concubine of Abraham driven into the desert with her son Ishmael because of Sarah's jealousy according to the account in Genesis

First Known Use of Hagar

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hagar

Hebrew Hāghār

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“Hagar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hagar. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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