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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Ephra·im /ˈifriəm/
 以色列民族

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·phra·im n.  Zoöl. A hunter's name for the grizzly bear.
 

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Ephraim
    double fruitfulness ("for God had made him fruitful in the land
    of his affliction"). The second son of Joseph, born in Egypt
    (Gen. 41:52; 46:20). The first incident recorded regarding him
    is his being placed, along with his brother Manasseh, before
    their grandfather, Jacob, that he might bless them (48:10; comp.
    27:1). The intention of Joseph was that the right hand of the
    aged patriarch should be placed on the head of the elder of the
    two; but Jacob set Ephraim the younger before his brother,
    "guiding his hands wittingly." Before Joseph's death, Ephraim's
    family had reached the third generation (Gen. 50:23).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Ephraim, fruitful; increasing