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Caleb

[key-luh b] /ˈkeɪ ləb/
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.”.
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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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