Noel is the French word for Christmas.(noun)
An example of noel is Joyeux Noel on a Christmas card, meaning Merry Christmas in French.
The definition of a noel is a Christmas song or carol.(noun)
An example of a noel is the song Oh, Christmas Tree.
See noel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Fr noël < OFr nowel, nouel < L natalis, natal
See noel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English noel
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , variant of nael
Origin: , from Latin nātālis (diēs), (day) of birth
Origin: , from nātus
Origin: , past participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.
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