from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A Hebrew prophet distinguished for sagacity and ripeness of judgment in youth; hence, a sagacious and upright judge.

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  • proper noun The book in the Old Testament of the Bible.
  • proper noun The prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel.
  • proper noun A male given name in regular use since the Middle Ages and recently quite popular.
  • proper noun rare A female given name.
  • proper noun A patronymic surname.
  • proper noun A location in the state of Wyoming in the United States (Zip Code: 83115). (From the U.S. Census Bureau 1990)

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  • noun an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar
  • noun a wise and upright judge
  • noun (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)


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From Ancient Greek Δανιήλ (Dānīēl), from Hebrew דניּאל (daniyél, "God is my judge"). Name borne from the prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel. [Oxford Names Companion, The]


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