Sol·​o·​mon ˈsä-lə-mən How to pronounce Solomon (audio)
: a son of David and 10th century b.c. king of Israel proverbial for his wisdom

Word History


Late Latin, from Hebrew Shĕlōmōh

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Solomon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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