- Also Douay Bible, El·i·se·us [el-i-see-uh s] /ˌɛl ɪˈsi əs/. a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century b.c., the successor of Elijah. II Kings 3–9.
- a male given name.
- Old Testament a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc : successor of Elijah (II Kings 3–9)
masc. proper name, from Hebrew, literally “God is salvation,” from El “God” + yesha “salvation.”