Bible the son of Isaac and Rebecca, who sold his birthright to his younger twin brother, Jacob: Gen. 25:21-34, 27
Origin of EsauClassical Latin from Classical Greek ?sau from Classical Hebrew (language) esav, literally , hairy
In the Bible, the eldest son of Isaac and Rebecca who sold his birthright to his twin brother, Jacob, for a mess of pottage.
OriginSee also: Esaú
From Classical Hebrew עֵשָׂו (ʿĒśāw).