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

/bēˈelzəˌbəb//biˈɛlzəˌbəb/