[ mahr-sel; French mar-sel ]
/ mɑrˈsɛl; French marˈsɛl /
Ga·bri·el [ga-bree-el] /ga briˈɛl/,1887–1973, French philosopher, dramatist, and critic.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for gabriel marcel (1 of 2)
/ (mɑːˈsɛl) /
Also called: marcel wave a hairstyle characterized by repeated regular waves, popular in the 1920s
verb -cels, -celling or -celled
(tr) to make such waves in (the hair) with special hot irons
Derived forms of marcelmarceller, noun
Word Origin for marcel
C20: after Marcel Grateau (1852–1936), French hairdresser
British Dictionary definitions for gabriel marcel (2 of 2)
/ (French marsɛl) /
Gabriel (Honoré) (ɡabriɛl). 1889–1973, French Christian existentialist philosopher and dramatist, whose philosophical works include Being and Having (1949) and The Mystery of Being (1951)
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