Philip Augustus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
See Philip II2.
Variant of Philip
- a masculine name: dim. Phil; var. Phillip; equiv. L. Philippus, Fr. Philippe, Ger. Philipp, It. Filippo, Sp. Felipe; fem. Philippa
- one of the twelve Apostles: his day is May 1also Saint Philip
Origin: Classical Latin Philippus ; from Classical Greek Philippos, literally , fond of horses ; from philos, loving plush hippos, horse