Nahum

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noun Na·hum \ˈnā-əm, -həm\

Definition of Nahum

  1. 1 :  a Hebrew prophet of the seventh century b.c.

  2. 2 :  a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

Origin and Etymology of nahum

Hebrew Naḥūm


First Known Use: 14th century


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to cast off or become cast off

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