Rebecca definition by Webster's New World
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- a feminine name: dim. Becky, Reba
- Bible the wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau: Gen 25:20usually sp. Rebekah
Origin: Ecclesiastical Late Latin ; from Ecclesiastical Greek Rhebekka ; from Classical Hebrew (language) rivka, literally , noose, connection
Rebecca definition by American Heritage Dictionary
In the Bible, the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau.