An example of leviathan is a whale.
The definition of a leviathan is something large and powerful, or a sea creature such as a whale in the Bible.
An example of a leviathan is a large aircraft carrier.
- Bible a sea monster, variously thought of as a reptile or a whale
- anything huge or very powerful
Origin of leviathanMiddle English from Ecclesiastical Late Latin from Classical Hebrew (language) liwy?th?n from base akin to Akkadian law?, to surround, Arabic liyatu, snake
- Something unusually large of its kind, especially a ship.
- A very large animal, especially a whale.
- A monstrous sea creature mentioned in the Bible.
Origin of leviathanMiddle English huge biblical sea creature from Late Latin from Hebrew liwyātān lwy
- Very large; gargantuan.
From Hebrew (Biblical and Modern) ×œÖ´×•Ö°×™Ö¸×ªÖ¸×Ÿ (“whale").