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  • proper n. The sister of Laban and Isaac's wife, mother to Jacob and Esau.
  • proper n. A female given name much more often spelled Rebecca.

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

Etymologies

From Hebrew רִבְקָה (Riḇqāh, "enchantingly beautiful, captivating, snare") (Wiktionary)

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