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doc Definition of jacob
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    noun
  • French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • A Hebrew patriarch (son of Isaac, and ancestor of the Jews), who in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven (Gen. xxviii. 12); -- also called Israel.
  • source: Webster 1913
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