from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Ahab Ninth century B.C. Pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel who, according to the Bible, was overthrown by Jehu.
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- proper n. A king of Israel.
- proper n. A male given name, very rarely used.
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- n. according to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC)
From Hebrew אַחְאָב (Ach'av, "father’s brother"); from אַח (ach, "brother") + אָב (av, "father"). (Wiktionary)