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Reuben

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noun Reu·ben \ˈrü-bən\

Definition of Reuben

  1. :  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 Reu·ben

Definition of Reuben

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1956


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Reuben

noun Reu·ben

Definition of Reuben

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1958


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