Pronunciation: (gā'brē-ul), [key]
1. one of the archangels, appearing usually as a divine messenger. Dan. 8:16, 9:21; Luke 1:19, 26.
2. Islam.the angel of revelation and the intermediary between God and Muhammad.
3. a male given name.
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