from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, the Egyptian servant of Abraham's wife, Sarah. With Abraham she had a son, Ishmael.
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- proper n. The Egyptian concubine of Abraham, mother of Ishmael.
- proper n. A female given name.
From Hebrew הָגָר (Hagar, "stranger"). Compare Arabic هاجر (Hajar), Tiberian Hebrew (Hāḡār). (Wiktionary)