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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Korah
    ice, hail. (1.) The third son of Esau, by Aholibamah (Gen.
    36:14; 1 Chr. 1:35).
      (2.) A Levite, the son of Izhar, the brother of Amram, the
    father of Moses and Aaron (Ex. 6:21). The institution of the
    Aaronic priesthood and the Levitical service at Sinai was a
    great religious revolution. The old priesthood of the heads of
    families passed away. This gave rise to murmurings and
    discontent, while the Israelites were encamped at Kadesh for the
    first time, which came to a head in a rebellion against Moses
    and Aaron, headed by Korah, Dathan, and Abiram. Two hundred and
    fifty princes, "men of renown" i.e., well-known men from among
    the other tribes, joined this conspiracy. The whole company
    demanded of Moses and Aaron that the old state of things should
    be restored, alleging that "they took too much upon them" (Num.
    16:1-3). On the morning after the outbreak, Korah and his
    associates presented themselves at the door of the tabernacle,
    and "took every man his censer, and put fire in them, and laid
    incense thereon." But immediately "fire from the Lord" burst
    forth and destroyed them all (Num. 16:35). Dathan and Abiram
    "came out and stood in the door of their tents, and their wives,
    and their sons, and their little children," and it came to pass
    "that the ground clave asunder that was under them; and the
    earth opened her mouth and swallowed them up." A plague
    thereafter began among the people who sympathized in the
    rebellion, and was only stayed by Aaron's appearing between the
    living and the dead, and making "an atonement for the people"
    (16:47).
      The descendants of the sons of Korah who did not participate
    in the rebellion afterwards rose to eminence in the Levitical
    service.

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

 Korah, baldness; ice; frost