From the Hebrew בעל (ba‘al, “lord, master, owner”), from Proto-Semitic *baʿl- (“lord, master, owner”).
Baal (countable and uncountable; plural Baalim or Baals) (mythology) The supreme male deity of the Phoenician and Canaanite pantheons; a Mediterranean fertility deity, worshipped as far back as 1400 BCE. (biblical, in the plural) The whole class of divinities to whom the name Baal was applied. (biblical) One of the fallen angels of Satan. (often lowercase) A false deity or idol.
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