Definition of nebel in English:

nebel

(also nebhel, nevel)

Pronunciation /ˈniːb(ə)l/ /ˈneɪb(ə)l/

noun

historical Music
  • An ancient Hebrew stringed instrument.

    Usually supposed to have been a kind of harp.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Chambers's Cyclopaedia. From Hebrew neḇel or nēḇel, cognate with a Phoenician word for ‘harp’.