[ ee-fuh, ef-ah ]
/ ˈi fə, ˈɛf ɑ /
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a Hebrew unit of dry measure, equal to about a bushel (35 liters).
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Origin of ephah
1350–1400; Middle English <Hebrew ēphāh
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British Dictionary definitions for ephah
/ (ˈiːfə) /
a Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to approximately one bushel or about 33 litres
Word Origin for ephah
C16: from Hebrew 'ephāh, of Egyptian origin
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