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baal

play
noun \ˈbā(-ə)l, ˈbäl\

Definition of baal

plural baals or baa·lim play \ˈbā-(ə-)ləm, ˈbā-ə-ˌlim\

  1. :  any of numerous Canaanite and Phoenician local deities

baal·ism play \ˈbā-(ə-)ˌli-zəm\ noun often capitalized


Origin of baal

Hebrew baʽal lord


First Known Use: 14th century


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