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proper noun 
  1. (biblical) One of the sons of Isaac and Rebecca, and twin brother of Esau; father of the Israelites.
  2. (given name, male, , ) .
Etymology: From Iacobus < Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) < (Hebr.) (ya'aqov, heel-grabber) < ("akev, heel of the foot). Cognate of James of the New Testament.


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