Amos: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ā'mus), [key]
— n.
  1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century b.c.
  2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
  3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “burden.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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