Definition of "kab" [kab]

  • Variant of cab2. (noun)

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Use "kab" in a sentence
  • "Out of over 500 species of tropical stingless bees, the Maya have always favored Melipona beecheii, which they call kolil kab, meaning "royal lady.""
  • "Hollow (R.V., "kab"), occurs only in 2 Kings 6: 25; a dry measure, the sixth part of a seah, and the eighteenth part of an ephah, equal to about two English quarts."
  • "Mecca had a stone cube shaped building about forty feet square called the kab'ah or cube), which was filled with 360 idols, representing the same number of gods and goddesses."