Definition of Noah's ark in US English:

Noah's ark


  • 1The ship in which Noah, his family, and the animals were saved from the Flood, according to the biblical account (Genesis 6–8).

  • 2A small bivalve mollusk with a boat-shaped shell, found in the Mediterranean and off the Atlantic coasts of Africa and southern Europe.

    Arca noae, family Arcidae. See also "ark shell" at ark


Noah's ark

/ˈˌnōəz ˈärk/