Shem

noun
\ˈshem \

Definition of Shem 

: the eldest son of Noah held to be the progenitor of the Semitic peoples

First Known Use of Shem

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shem

Hebrew Shēm

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