from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a son of Jacob and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Eighth son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.
- proper n. One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Asher.
- proper n. A male given name
- proper n. A female given name
Old Testament Hebrew אָשֵׁר (asher), a son of Jacob. (Wiktionary)