Joel

noun
Jo·el | \ˈjō(-ə)l \

Definition of Joel 

1 : the traditionally assumed author of the book of Joel

2 : a narrative and apocalyptic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Joel

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Joel

Latin, from Greek Iōēl, from Hebrew Yō'ēl

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