Song of Solomon

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

Definition of Song of Solomon

: a collection of love poems forming a book in the Protestant canon of the Old Testament — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Song of Solomon

1548, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Song of Solomon

from the opening verse: "The song of songs, which is Solomon's"

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“Song of Solomon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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