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  • proper noun A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
  • proper noun biblical Any of several men in the Old Testament, especially the minor prophet and author of this book.
  • proper noun A male given name of Biblical origin. Used since the 17th century, but never popular.

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  • noun an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem
  • noun a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)

Etymologies

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Hebrew מִיכָה, shortened form of מִיכַיְהוּ ‘one who is like Yahweh’.

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