plural -s
: a confused jumble : a place marked by a disorderly accumulation of objects

Word History


French, from Capharnaum, Aramaic form of Capernaum, ancient city of Palestine; from the crowd before the house where Jesus preached (Mark 2:2)

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“Capharnaum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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