Micah

noun

Mi·​cah ˈmī-kə How to pronounce Micah (audio)
1
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table
2
: a Hebrew prophet of the eighth century b.c.

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Mīkhāh, short for Mīkhāyāh

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Micah was in 1587

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“Micah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Micah. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

Micah

noun
Mi·​cah ˈmī-kə How to pronounce Micah (audio)
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible
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