Michael

noun
Mi·​chael | \ ˈmī-kəl How to pronounce Michael (audio) \

Definition of Michael

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one of the four archangels named in Hebrew tradition

Michael

biographical name
Mi·​chael | \ ˈmī-kəl How to pronounce Michael (audio) \
variants: Romanian Mihai \ mē-​ˈhī How to pronounce Mihai (audio) \

Definition of Michael (Entry 2 of 2)

1921–2017     Michael Hohenzollern king of Romania (1927–30; 1940–47)

First Known Use of Michael

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Michael

Noun

Hebrew Mīkhā'ēl

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