What word denotes both a large wine
bottle and Israelite king?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
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In English, the word
jeroboam denotes a large wine bottle. It is
also the name of an Israelite king who led the ten break-away tribes who formed
the Kingdom of Israel. The name originally derives from the Hebrew
Yarobh'am, let the people increase (and drink
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