Definition of Beelzebub in English:

Beelzebub

proper noun

  • A name for the Devil.

Origin

From late Latin Beëlzebub, translating Hebrew ba‘al zĕḇūḇ lord of flies, the name of a Philistine god (2 Kings 1:2), and Greek Beelzeboul the Devil (Matt. 12:24).

Pronunciation:

Beelzebub

/bɪˈɛlzɪbʌb/