Gabriel

noun
Ga·​bri·​el | \ ˈgā-brē-əl How to pronounce Gabriel (audio) \

Definition of Gabriel

: one of the four archangels named in Hebrew tradition

First Known Use of Gabriel

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gabriel

Hebrew Gabhrī'ēl

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“Gabriel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gabriel. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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