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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bel  \Bel\,  n.  [Hind.,  fr  Skr.  bilva.] 
  A  thorny  rutaceous  tree  ({[AE]gle  marmelos})  of  India,  and 
  its  aromatic,  orange-like  fruit;  --  called  also  {Bengal 
  quince},  {golden  apple},  {wood  apple}.  The  fruit  is  used 
  medicinally,  and  the  rind  yields  a  perfume  and  a  yellow  dye. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bel  \Bel\  (b[e^]l),  n. 
  The  Babylonian  name  of  the  god  known  among  the  Hebrews  as 
  {Baal}.  See  {Baal}.  --Baruch  vi  41. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bel 
  n  1:  a  logarithmic  unit  of  sound  intensity  equal  to  10  decibels 
  [syn:  {B}] 
  2:  (Babylonian)  god  of  the  earth;  one  of  the  supreme  triad 
  including  Anu  and  Ea  earlier  identified  with  En-lil  [syn: 
  {Bel}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  BEL 
 
  {bell} 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bel 
  the  Aramaic  form  of  Baal,  the  national  god  of  the  Babylonians 
  (Isa.  46:1;  Jer.  50:2;  51:44).  It  signifies  "lord."  (See  {BAAL}.) 
 




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