Pronunciation: (an'selm), [key]
1. Saint, 1033–1109, archbishop of Canterbury: scholastic theologian and philosopher.
2. Also,An•selPronunciation: (an'sul, -sel). [key]a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “divine” and “helmet.”
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