Definitions for noahˈnoʊ ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the patriarch who built a ship (No′ah's Ark′) in which he, his family, and animals of every species survived the Flood. Gen. 5–9.
the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of Noah and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis
a patriarch of Biblical history, in the time of the Deluge
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the patriarch of Scripture antiquity who, by the command of God, constructed an ark for the preservation of the human race and the dry-land animals during the prevalence of the deluge that would otherwise have swept all these forms of life away.