Meaning of ABRAHAM in English


/ay"breuh ham', -heuhm/ , n.

1. the first of the great Biblical patriarchs, father of Isaac, and traditional founder of the ancient Hebrew nation: considered by Muslims an ancestor of the Arab peoples through his son Ishmael.

2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning "father of many."

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .