Michael meaning

mīkəl
An archangel who appears in the Hebrew Scriptures as a protector of the Jews and in the New Testament as a leader of the angels in their war against Satan.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Mike, Mickey; equiv. Fr. Michel, It. Michele, Sp. Miguel; fem. Michelle, Michele.
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(bible, person, proper) One of the archangels.
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Origin of michael

  • Hebrew mîkā’ēl who (is) like God? who my1 in Semitic roots like ’ēl God ℵl in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition