Abida



abida

or Abi’dah, father of knowledge; knowing, one of the five sons of Midian, who was the son of Abraham by Keturah (1 Chr. 1:33), and apparently the chief of an Arab tribe.

Historical Examples

The great beacon Azulo, with the wide crater of abida, hazy and hot, were visible in the east.
The Highlands of Ethiopia William Cornwallis Harris

Pupa (abida) secale is named from the Latin for rye, a grain of which the shell more or less resembles.
Our British Snails John William Horsley

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    to remain; continue; stay: Abide with me. to have one’s abode; dwell; reside: to abide in a small Scottish village. to continue in a particular condition, attitude, relationship, etc.; last. to put up with; tolerate; stand: I can’t abide dishonesty! to endure, sustain, or withstand without yielding or submitting: to abide a vigorous onslaught. to […]

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    to remain; continue; stay: Abide with me. to have one’s abode; dwell; reside: to abide in a small Scottish village. to continue in a particular condition, attitude, relationship, etc.; last. to put up with; tolerate; stand: I can’t abide dishonesty! to endure, sustain, or withstand without yielding or submitting: to abide a vigorous onslaught. to […]



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