The definition of a john is a toilet, the customer of a prostitute, or the name of a man or boy.(noun)
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Origin: ME Jon < OFr Johan, Jehan, Jan < ML Johannes < LL(Ec) Joannes < Gr(Ec) Iōannes < Heb yōhānān, contr. < yehōhānān, lit., Yahweh is gracious
See john in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From the name John.
noun Abbr. Jn
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French Jehan
Origin: , from Late Latin Ioannes, Iohannes
Origin: , from Greek Iōannēs
Origin: , from Hebrew yôḥānān, Yahweh has been gracious
Origin: : yô, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots
Origin: + ḥānan, he has been gracious; see ḥnn in Semitic roots.
, Saint. Known as “the Evangelist” or “the Divine.” fl. first century A.D.
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