Habakkuk definitions

hăb'ə-kŭk', -ko͝ok', hə-băk'ək
A Hebrew prophet of the late seventh century bc .
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A Hebrew prophet of c. 7th cent. b.c.
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The book containing his prophecies.
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A prophetic book in the Old Testament of the Bible, one of the minor prophets; or the eighth part of the Tere Asar in the Jewish Tanakh.
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A Jewish prophet of the Old Testament; author of the book that bears his name.
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(rare) A male given name of biblical origin.
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Origin of habakkuk

From Latin Habacuc, from Classical Hebrew חֲבַקּוּק (chavakúk, “Habakkuk”). The name comes either from the Hebrew word חבק (khavák, “embrace”) or else from an Akkadian word [script?] (hambakuku) for a kind of plant.