No·​ah ˈnō-ə How to pronounce Noah (audio)
: an Old Testament patriarch who built the ark in which he, his family, and living creatures of every kind survived the Flood

Word History


Hebrew Nōaḥ

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Noah was before the 12th century

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“Noah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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