Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of nazarene
- Middle English from Late Latin Nazarēnus from Greek Nazarēnos from Nazaret Nazareth
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Greek adjective ÎÎ±Î¶Î±ÏÎ·Î½ÏŒÏ‚ (NazarÄ“nos) "of Nazareth", an ethnonym of ÎÎ±Î¶Î±ÏÎÎ¸ (Nazareth). For a list of theories as to the further etymology of this word, please consult the Wikipedia article on "˜Nazarene'.