Ishmael

noun
Ish·ma·el | \ˈish-(ˌ)mā-əl, -mē-\

Definition of Ishmael 

1 : the outcast son of Abraham and Hagar according to the account in Genesis and a prophet of Islam according to the Koran

2 : a social outcast

First Known Use of Ishmael

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

History and Etymology for Ishmael

Hebrew Yishmāʽēl

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