Sarah

noun
Sa·rah | \ ˈser-ə , ˈsā-rə \

Definition of Sarah 

1 : the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac

2 : a kinswoman of Tobias married to him

First Known Use of Sarah

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Sarah

Hebrew Śārāh

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