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English Dictionary: Bel by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels
    Synonym(s): Bel, B
  2. Babylonian god of the earth; one of the supreme triad including Anu and Ea; earlier identified with En-lil
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Bel \Bel\, n. [Hind., fr. Skr. bilva.]
      A thorny rutaceous tree ({[92]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[ecr]l), n.
      The Babylonian name of the god known among the Hebrews as
      {Baal}. See {Baal}. --Baruch vi. 41.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
      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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