Abel: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ā'bul for 4 also Norw. ä'bul), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- the second son of Adam and Eve, slain by his brother, Cain. Gen. 4.
- 1827–1902, English chemist: inventor of cordite.
- 1908–87, U.S. labor leader: president of the United Steelworkers of America 1965–77.
- 1802–29, Norwegian mathematician.
- a male given name.