Seth

noun
\ ˈseth How to pronounce Seth (audio) \

Definition of Seth

: a son of Adam and Eve

First Known Use of Seth

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Seth

Hebrew Shēth

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“Seth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seth. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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