Belshazzar

noun
Bel·​shaz·​zar | \ bel-ˈsha-zər How to pronounce Belshazzar (audio) \

Definition of Belshazzar

: a son of Nebuchadnezzar and king of Babylon in the book of Daniel

First Known Use of Belshazzar

1587, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Belshazzar

Hebrew Bēlshaṣṣar

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The first known use of Belshazzar was in 1587

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Cite this Entry

“Belshazzar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Belshazzar. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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