Absalom[ab′sə ləm, -läm′]
Absalom definition by Webster's New World
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Bible David's favorite son, killed after rebelling against his father: 2 Sam. 18
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Hebrew (language) avshalom, literally , the father is peace
Absalom definition by American Heritage Dictionary
In the Bible, a son of David who staged a revolt against his father's kingship and was defeated and killed in the ensuing battle.