corban

noun
cor·​ban | \ ˈkȯr-ˌban How to pronounce corban (audio) \

Definition of corban

: a sacrifice or offering to God among the ancient Hebrews

First Known Use of corban

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corban

Hebrew qorbān offering

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“Corban.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corban. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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