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Ha·bak·kuk 1

 (hăb′ə-kŭk′, -ko͝ok′, hə-băk′ək)
A Hebrew prophet of the late seventh century bc.

[Hebrew ḥăbaqqûq; perhaps akin to Akkadian ḫabbaququ, a type of plant.]

Ha·bak·kuk 2

 (hăb′ə-kŭk′, -ko͝ok′, hə-băk′ək)
See Table at Bible.

[After Habakkuk.]
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1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles and canticle
Douay spelling: Habacuc
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(həˈbæk ək, ˈhæb əˌkʌk, -ˌkʊk)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 7th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Habakkuk - a Hebrew minor prophetHabakkuk - a Hebrew minor prophet    
2.Habakkuk - an Old Testament book telling Habakkuk's prophecies
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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On Monday, Mr Rajula the committee made up of Archbishops Habakuk Abongo, Zacheus Okoth and Professors James Kombo and Mwiga is working around the clock to fine tune the pre-visit agenda and the programme for the day.The community has provided a 24-acre piece for the construction of the university and an additional 100 acres for a research institution by the Centre for Disease Control, Mr Rajula said.
The development cycle of the date fruit is divided into five distinct stages; 1 Habakuk - development of a small white fruit after a week of pollination.
Best, though, to have your typical apple strudel in Cafe Habakuk, over on Linzergasse, where a slice will set you back [euro]3.50 (cafe-habakuk.at).
When almost 1,100 miles away in Maribor, Leigh Griffiths sat up straight in his chair at the Hotel Habakuk to offer a reaction.