Martin Definition

märtn
martins
noun
Any of several swallows (esp. genus Progne), as the purple martin and various Old World birds (esp. Delichon urbica)
Webster's New World
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Wiktionary
A masculine name.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
st. martinSteve Martinmary martinDino Paul CrocettiDean Martin
proper name

(a.d. 316?-397?) Bishop of Tours: his day is Martinmas.

Webster's New World
1836-97; U.S. painter.
Webster's New World
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pronoun
Wiktionary
A male given name originally given in honor of a fourth century soldier-saint.
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An English habitational surname for someone who lived near a mere.

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Other Word Forms of Martin

Noun

Singular:
martin
Plural:
martins, martins

Origin of Martin

  • Furthermore, the name Mars is likely to have been brought into Latin from elsewhere, likely the Etruscan Maris which was their name for the same deity.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Martinus (“of or like Mars" or "little Mars"), Mars, Martis + -inus (diminutive suffix.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English martoune probably from the name Martin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Martin

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  • Uncertain.

    From Wiktionary

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