Abel

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noun \ˈā-bəl\

Definition of Abel

  1. :  a son of Adam and Eve killed by his brother Cain

Origin and Etymology of abel

Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew Hebhel


First Known Use: before 12th century


Abel

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biographical name \ˈā-bəl\

Definition of Abel

  1. Sir Frederick Augustus 1827–1902 English chemist


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