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Reuben

noun Reu·ben \ ˈrü-bən \

Definition of Reuben

: a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel

Origin and Etymology of reuben

Hebrew Rĕ'ūbhēn


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Reuben

noun

Definition of Reuben

: a grilled sandwich of corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut usually on rye bread

Origin and Etymology of reuben

probably from Reuben Kulakofsky †1960 American grocer


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Reuben

noun

Definition of Reuben

: a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in cartoon artistry

Origin and Etymology of reuben

Reuben L. Goldberg †1970 American cartoonist


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