Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Saul

play
noun \ˈsȯl, ˈsäl\

Definition of Saul

  1. 1 :  the first king of Israel

  2. 2 :  the apostle Paul —called also Saul of Tarsus



Origin of saul

Late Latin Saulus, from Greek Saulos, from Hebrew Shā'ūl


First Known Use: before 12th century


Learn More about saul


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Saul? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to expose to danger or risk

Get Word of the Day daily email!