Ha·​gar ˈhā-ˌgär How to pronounce Hagar (audio)
: a concubine of Abraham driven into the desert with her son Ishmael because of Sarah's jealousy according to the account in Genesis

Word History


Hebrew Hāghār

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hagar was in the 14th century

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“Hagar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hagar. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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