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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • In the Bible, the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau.

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  • proper n. A female given name, in regular use since the Reformation.

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  • n. (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau

Etymologies

The Vulgate (Latin) form of biblical Rebekah; Hebrew רִבְקָה (Rivka, "enchantingly beautiful, captivating, snare"). (Wiktionary)

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