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[juh-mahy-muh] /dʒəˈmaɪ mə/
a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “dove.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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fem. personal name, biblical daughter of Job, from Hebrew Yemimah, literally "dove" (cf. Arabic yamama). The Aunt Jemima ready-mix food product in U.S. dates from 1889.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Jemima in the Bible

dove, the eldest of Job's three daughters born after his time of trial (Job 42:14).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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