Noah

noun
No·​ah | \ ˈnō-ə How to pronounce Noah (audio) \

Definition of Noah

: an Old Testament patriarch who built the ark in which he, his family, and living creatures of every kind survived the Flood

First Known Use of Noah

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Noah

Hebrew Nōaḥ

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“Noah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Noah. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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