Mordecai

noun
Mor·​de·​cai | \ ˈmȯr-di-ˌkī How to pronounce Mordecai (audio) \

Definition of Mordecai

: a relative of Esther who gave advice on saving the Jews from the destruction planned by Haman

First Known Use of Mordecai

1587, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mordecai

Hebrew Mordĕkhai

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“Mordecai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mordecai. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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