Definition of 'daniel'
- (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
- a wise and upright judge; "a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare
- an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar
Synonyms: Book of Daniel Book of the Prophet Daniel