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Overview of noun jacob

The noun jacob has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Jacob, Francois Jacob

(French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920))

2. Jacob

((Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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