Aphrah

Aphrah

(ăf`rə), in the punning passage of the Book of Micah, apparently the name of a town. The name meant "dust" in Hebrew or sounded like a word meaning "dust," hence probably the use of the name.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/