from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a judge and prophet who aided the Israelites in their victory over the Canaanites.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A judge of Israel; a nurse of Rebecca.
- proper n. A female given name. Popular from the 1940s to the 1970s, first in the USA, then UK.
Hebrew dəbôrâ, bee; see dbr1 in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew, meaning bee. (Wiktionary)