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

  • In the Bible, the eldest son of Noah and the brother of Japheth and Ham.

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  • proper n. The oldest son of Noah, brother to Ham and Japheth.
  • proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.

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

  • n. (Old Testament) eldest son of Noah

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Σημ (Sēm), from Hebrew שם (Šēm). (Wiktionary)

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