Ark meaning

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A place or thing furnishing protection; refuge.
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A chest or coffer.
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The boat built by Noah for survival during the Flood.
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An enclosure in a synagogue or temple for the scrolls of the Torah.
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The chest containing the Ten Commandments written on stone tablets, carried by the Hebrews during their desert wanderings.
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The Holy Ark.
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Arkansas.
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Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge.
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The boat built by the Biblical Noah to carry himself and the animals of the planet during the Flood; (see Noah's Ark)
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(Judaism) A consecrated container.
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A large, commodious boat.
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A shelter or refuge.
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A large, flat-bottomed boat formerly used on rivers.
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A large box with a flat lid.
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(Judaism, Christianity, Islam) The ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge.
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A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom.
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The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see Ark of the Covenant)
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Abbreviation of Arkansas.
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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