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

  • n. See Table at Bible.
  • Baruch, Bernard Mannes 1870-1965. American stock broker, public official, and political adviser for every President from Woodrow Wilson to John F. Kennedy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Any of a number of Old Testament men, including the scribe and companion of Jeremiah.
  • proper n. An Apocryphal Book of the Old Testament.
  • proper n. A male given name.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch
  • n. a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah
  • n. economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)


From Hebrew בָּרוּךְ (Barukh, "blessed"). Cognate with Arabic بارك (bārak, "Barak"). (Wiktionary)



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