caleb


caleb

noun

  1. a Hebrew leader, sent as a spy into the land of Canaan. Num. 13:6.
  2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “dog.”

masc. proper name, in the Bible, one of the 12 men sent by Moses to reconnoiter Canaan, from Hebrew Kalebh, literally “dog-like,” from kelebh “dog.”

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