[ bahl ]
/ bɑl /
adverb Australian Slang.
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Origin of baal
Australian Pidgin English < Dharuk bí-al
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Definition for baal (2 of 2)
[ bey-uh l, beyl ]
/ ˈbeɪ əl, beɪl /
noun, plural Ba·al·im [bey-uh-lim, bey-lim] /ˈbeɪ ə lɪm, ˈbeɪ lɪm/.
any of numerous local deities among the ancient Semitic peoples, typifying the productive forces of nature and worshiped with much sensuality.
(sometimes lowercase) a false god.
Origin of Baal
From the Hebrew word baʿal lord
OTHER WORDS FROM BaalBa·al·ish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for baal
/ (bɑːl) /
any of several ancient Semitic fertility gods
Phoenician myth the sun god and supreme national deity
(sometimes not capital) any false god or idol
Word Origin for Baal
from Hebrew bá'al lord, master
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