Amos

[ey-muh s]
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noun

a Minor Prophet of the 8th century b.c.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “burden.”

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Amos

noun Old Testament

a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc
the book containing his oracles
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Word Origin and History for amos

Amos

masc. proper name; third of the prophets in the Old Testament; from Greek, from Hebrew Amos, literally "borne (by God)."

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