Philemon[fi lē′mən, fī-]
- Bible a book of the New Testament, a letter from the Apostle Paul to his friend Philemon: abbrev. Philem, Phlm, or Phm
- Gr. Myth. the husband of Baucis
Origin: L from Glassical Greek Philēmōn, literally , affectionate from philein, to love
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