Ahab

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈeɪhæb/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respellinghab)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
A•hab  hab),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Biblea king of Israel and husband of Jezebel, reigned 874?–853? b.c. I Kings 16–22.
  2. Literaturecaptain of the ship Pequod and tragic hero of Melville's Moby Dick, obsessed with the pursuit of the white whale.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Ahab /ˈeɪhæb/ n
  1. the king of Israel from approximately 869 to 850 bc and husband of Jezebel: rebuked by Elijah (I Kings 16:29–22:40)
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