Daniel

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

Definition of Daniel

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

Origin and Etymology of daniel

Hebrew Dānī'ēl


Daniel

biographical name Dan·iel \ ˈdan-yəl \

Definition of Daniel

Samuel 1562?–1619 English poet

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