[nuh-than-yuh l] /nəˈθæn yəl/
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “gift of God.”.
masc. proper name, from Late Latin Nathanael, from Greek Nathanael, from Hebrew Nethan’el, literally “God has given” (see Nathan).
- Nathaniel bacon
[bey-kuh n] /ˈbeɪ kən/ noun 1. Francis (Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans) 1561–1626, English essayist, philosopher, and statesman. 2. Francis, 1910–92, English painter, born in Ireland. 3. Henry, 1866–1924, U.S. architect. 4. Nathaniel, 1647–76, American colonist, born in England: leader of a rebellion in Virginia 1676. 5. Roger (“The Admirable Doctor”) 1214?–94? English philosopher and […]
- Nathaniel currier
[kur-ee-er, kuhr-] /ˈkɜr i ər, ˈkʌr-/ noun 1. Nathaniel, 1813–88, U.S. lithographer. Compare (def 4). /ˈkʌrɪə/ noun 1. a person who curries leather n. late 14c., “one who dresses and colors leather,” from Old French corier, from Latin coriarius “tanner, currier,” from corium “hide, leather, skin” (see corium).
- Nathaniel hawthorne
[haw-thawrn] /ˈhɔˌθɔrn/ noun 1. Nathaniel, 1804–64, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. 2. a city in SW California, SW of Los Angeles. 3. a city in NE New Jersey. /ˈhɔːˌθɔːn/ noun 1. Nathaniel. 1804–64, US novelist and short-story writer: his works include the novels The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Seven Gables (1851) […]
[ney-thuh nz] /ˈneɪ θənz/ noun 1. Daniel, 1928–1999, U.S. biologist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1978. [ney-thuh n] /ˈneɪ θən/ noun 1. a prophet during the reigns of David and Solomon. II Sam. 12; I Kings 1:34. 2. George Jean, 1882–1958, U.S. drama critic, author, and editor. 3. Robert, 1894–1985, U.S. novelist and poet. 4. a […]