noun ca·phar·na·um \kəˈfärnēəm\

Definition of capharnaum



  1. :  a confused jumble :  a place marked by a disorderly accumulation of objects

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Origin and Etymology of capharnaum

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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quaintly unconventional or refined

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