- /ˈreɪtʃəl/ the second and best-loved wife of Jacob; mother of Joseph and Benjamin (Genesis 29–35)
French: raʃɛl/ original name Elisa Félix. 1820–58, French tragic actress, famous for her roles in the plays of Racine and Corneille
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Ra•chel (rā′chəl),USA pronunciation n.
- BibleJacob's favorite wife, the mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Gen. 29–35.
- a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning "lamb.''
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