cor·​ban ˈkȯr-ˌban How to pronounce corban (audio)
: a sacrifice or offering to God among the ancient Hebrews

Word History


Hebrew qorbān offering

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corban was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near corban

Cite this Entry

“Corban.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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