the third son of Adam. Gen. 4:25.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “substitute.”.
noun, Egyptian Religion.
(Old Testament) Adam’s third son, given by God in place of the murdered Abel (Genesis 4:25)
appointed; a substitute, the third son of Adam and Eve (Gen. 4:25; 5:3). His mother gave him this name, “for God,” said she, “hath appointed me [i.e., compensated me with] another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.”
hidden, one of the spies sent to search the Promised Land. He was of the tribe of Asher (Num. 13:13).
1. search for extraterrestrial intelligence. 1. a combining form meaning “bristle”; used in the formation of compound words: setiform. noun acronym 1. Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence; the attempt to detect signals, esp radiowaves or light, from an intelligent extraterrestrial source SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) [(set-ee)] A program devoted to the search for signals from […]
adjective 1. having setae or bristles. adjective 1. (biology) bearing bristles
adjective 1. bristle-shaped; setaceous. adjective 1. (biology) shaped like a seta