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In the Bible, the eldest son of King Saul of Israel and friend of David.
A variety of red, late-ripening apple.
[After Jonathan Hasbrouck (died 1846), American jurist and gardener.]
(Plants) a variety of red apple that ripens in early autumn
[C19: named after Jonathan Hasbrouk (died 1846), American jurist]
(Bible) Old Testament the son of Saul, and David's close friend, who was killed in battle (I Samuel 31; II Samuel 1:19–26)
Jon•a•than1(ˈdʒɒn ə θən)
1. a son of Saul and friend of David. I Sam. 18–20.
2. Archaic. the people or government of the U.S.
Jon•a•than2(ˈdʒɒn ə θən)
a variety of red apple.
[1875–80; after Jonathan Hasbrouck (d. 1846), U.S. jurist]