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

  • In the Bible, the mother-in-law of Ruth.

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  • proper n. The mother-in-law of Ruth.
  • proper n. A female given name of biblical origin.

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

  • n. the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament


From the Hebrew male name Noam (נועם ("pleasantness")). (Wiktionary)



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