gimel

noun
gim·​el | \ ˈgi-məl How to pronounce gimel (audio) \

Definition of gimel

: the 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

First Known Use of gimel

circa 1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gimel

Hebrew gīmel

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about gimel

Dictionary Entries near gimel

gimbal

gimble

gimcrack

gimel

gimlet

gimlet bit

gimlet eye

Statistics for gimel

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for gimel

The first known use of gimel was circa 1567

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on gimel

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with gimel

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gimel

Comments on gimel

What made you want to look up gimel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not to be persuaded, moved, or stopped

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!