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In the Bible, the patriarch who was chosen by God to build an ark, in which he, his family, and a pair of every animal were saved from the Flood.
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[from Australian rhyming slang Noah's Ark]
(Bible) Old Testament a Hebrew patriarch, who saved himself, his family, and specimens of each species of animal and bird from the Flood by building a ship (Noah's Ark) in which they all survived (Genesis 6–8)
the patriarch who built a ship (No′ah's Ark′) in which he, his family, and animals of every species survived the Flood. Gen. 5–9.
|Noun||1.||Noah - the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis|