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ark

 
pronunciation:
ark
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (sometimes capitalized) in the Bible, the large boat built by Noah to save his family and two of every animal from a flood sent by God.
definition 2: in the Bible, a chest carried by the ancient Hebrews. The ark contained the two stone tablets on which the Ten Commandments were written.
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The words ark and arc sound alike but have different meanings.
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