Solomon

noun
Sol·​o·​mon | \ ˈsä-lə-mən How to pronounce Solomon (audio) \

Definition of Solomon

: a son of David and 10th century b.c. king of Israel proverbial for his wisdom

First Known Use of Solomon

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Solomon

Late Latin, from Hebrew Shĕlōmōh

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“Solomon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Solomon. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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