Definitions for gabrielˈgeɪ bri əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ga•bri•elˈgeɪ bri əl(n.)
one of the archangels, appearing usu. as a divine messenger. Dan. 8:16, 9:21; Luke 1:19, 26.
(Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
An archangel associated with carrying messages from God
An angel associated with the revelation of the Qur'an
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an angel, one of the seven archangels, "the power of God," who is represented in the traditions of both the Jews and the Moslems as discharging the highest functions, and in Christian tradition as announcing to the Virgin Mary her election of God to be the mother of the Messiah; he ranks fully higher among Moslems than Jews.
a French architect, born in Paris (1710-1782).