Hosea

noun

Ho·​sea hō-ˈzā-ə How to pronounce Hosea (audio)
-ˈzē-
1
: a Hebrew prophet of the eighth century b.c.
2
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Hōshēaʽ

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Hosea was in the 14th century

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“Hosea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hosea. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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Hosea

noun
Ho·​sea hō-ˈzā-ə How to pronounce Hosea (audio)
-ˈzē-
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible

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