HyperDic: abel

English > 2 senses of the word Abel:
NOUNperson Abel, Niels Abel, Niels Henrik AbelNorwegian mathematician (1802-1829)
person Abel(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man
Abel > pronunciation
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English > Abel: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningNorwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
SynonymsNiels Abel, Niels Henrik Abel
Instance ofmathematicianA person skilled in mathematics
SpanishAbel, Niels Abel, Niels Henrik Abel
CatalanAbel, Niels Henrik Abel
English > Abel: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
SpanishAbel
CatalanAbel

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