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English noun: Daniel

1. Daniel (person) (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)


Instance hypernymprophet


Domain categoryOld Testament

2. Daniel (person) a wise and upright judge


SamplesA Daniel come to judgment.


Broader (hypernym)judge, jurist, justice

3. Daniel (communication) an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar


SynonymsBook of Daniel, Book of the Prophet Daniel


Instance hypernymbook


Part meronymHagiographa, Ketubim, Old Testament, Writings









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