noun Ma·nas·seh \mə-ˈna-sə\

Definition of Manasseh

  1. 1 :  a son of Joseph and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel

  2. 2 :  a king of Judah reigning in the seventh century b.c. and noted for his attempt to establish polytheism

Origin and Etymology of manasseh

Hebrew Mĕnashsheh

First Known Use: 1578

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