noun, often capitalized \ˈbā(-ə)l, ˈbäl\
plural baals or baa·lim \ˈbā-(ə-)ləm, ˈbā-ə-ˌlim\

Definition of BAAL

:  any of numerous Canaanite and Phoenician local deities
baal·ism \ˈbā-(ə-)ˌli-zəm\ noun often capitalized

Origin of BAAL

Hebrew baʽal lord
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth


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