from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The guardian archangel of the Jews in the Hebrew Scriptures.
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- proper n. A male given name.
- proper n. An archangel associated with defending Israel in the tribulation.
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- n. (Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews
Hebrew mîkā'ēl, who (is) like God? : mî, who; see my1 in Semitic roots + kā, like + 'ēl, God; see אl in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Vulgate Latin Michael, Michahel, from Hebrew מיכאל (mikhael, "who is like God?"). (Wiktionary)