Daniel

noun
Dan·​iel | \ˈdan-yəl also ˈda-nᵊl \

Definition of Daniel 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the Jewish hero of the Book of Daniel who as an exile in Babylon interprets dreams, gives accounts of apocalyptic visions, and is divinely delivered from a den of lions

2 : a book of narratives, visions, and prophecies in canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

Daniel

biographical name
Dan·​iel | \ˈdan-yəl \

Definition of Daniel (Entry 2 of 2)

Samuel 1562?–1619 English poet

First Known Use of Daniel

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Daniel

Noun

Hebrew Dānī'ēl

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