: the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet see Alphabet Table

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew, literally, palm of the hand

First Known Use

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kaph was circa 1823

Dictionary Entries Near kaph

Cite this Entry

“Kaph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kaph. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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