Noah's Ark


noun

See under Noah(def 1).
an ark shell, Arca noae.

Origin of Noah's Ark

First recorded in 1605–15

Definition for noah's ark (2 of 2)

Noah

[ noh-uh ]
/ ˈnoʊ ə /

noun

the patriarch who built a ship (Noah's Ark) in which he, his family, and animals of every species survived the Flood. Gen. 5–9.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “rest.”

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British Dictionary definitions for noah's ark (1 of 2)

noah

/ (ˈnəʊə) /

noun

Australian a shark

Word Origin for noah

from Australian rhyming slang Noah's Ark

British Dictionary definitions for noah's ark (2 of 2)

Noah

/ (ˈnəʊə) /

noun

Old Testament a Hebrew patriarch, who saved himself, his family, and specimens of each species of animal and bird from the Flood by building a ship (Noah's Ark) in which they all survived (Genesis 6–8)

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