Hosea

noun
Ho·​sea | \ hō-ˈzā-ə How to pronounce Hosea (audio) , -ˈzē- \

Definition of Hosea

1 : a Hebrew prophet of the eighth century b.c.
2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Hosea

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hosea

Hebrew Hōshēaʽ

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“Hosea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hosea. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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