variants or less commonly Reheboth
plural -s
: a member of a community or company of peoples in southwestern Africa of mixed European and African origin

Word History


probably after Rehoboth, site where Isaac dug a well for which the herdsmen of Abimelech did not fight and that he named (Genesis 26:22), from Hebrew Rĕḥōbhōth, literally, wide spaces

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“Rehoboth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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