Ark Definition

ärk
noun
The chest containing the Ten Commandments written on stone tablets, carried by the Hebrews during their desert wanderings.
American Heritage
A chest or coffer.
Webster's New World
The Holy Ark.
American Heritage
An enclosure in a synagogue or temple for the scrolls of the Torah.
Webster's New World
The boat built by Noah for survival during the Flood.
American Heritage
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abbreviation
Arkansas.
Webster's New World
pronoun

The boat built by the Biblical Noah to carry himself and the animals of the planet during the Flood; (see Noah's Ark)

Wiktionary
The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see Ark of the Covenant)
Wiktionary

Abbreviation of Arkansas.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Ark

Noun

Singular:
ark
Plural:
arks

Origin of Ark

  • Middle English from Old English arc from Germanic arka from Latin arca chest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English ærc, from Latin arca (“chest, box, coffer”), from arceō (“I enclose”).

    From Wiktionary

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