Naomi

noun
Na·​o·​mi | \ nā-ˈō-mē How to pronounce Naomi (audio) \

Definition of Naomi

: the mother-in-law of the Old Testament heroine Ruth

First Known Use of Naomi

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Naomi

Hebrew Nāʽŏmī

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“Naomi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Naomi. Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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