Miriam

[ mir-ee-uhm ]
/ ˈmɪr i əm /

noun

the sister of Moses and Aaron. Numbers 26:59.
a female given name, form of Mary.

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Origin of Miriam

From Late Latin Mariam, from Greek Mariám, from Hebrew Miryām, of uncertain origin; see also Mary

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British Dictionary definitions for Miriam

Miriam
/ (ˈmɪrɪəm) /

noun

Old Testament the sister of Moses and Aaron. (Numbers 12:1–15)Douay name: Mary
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