Ga·​bri·​el ˈgā-brē-əl How to pronounce Gabriel (audio)
: one of the four archangels named in Hebrew tradition

Word History


Hebrew Gabhrī'ēl

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gabriel was before the 12th century

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“Gabriel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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