Paul definition

pôl
Early Christian noted for his missionary work among the cities of the Roman Empire. His epistles, included in the New Testament, are among the earliest and most influential sources of Christian theology.
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Paul is a male name.

An example of Paul is the famous actor with the last name Newman.

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(name, person, proper) A masculine name: equiv. L. Paulus, It. Paolo, Paulo, Sp. Pablo: fem. Paula, Pauline.
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(person) (original name Saul) (died a.d. 67?); a Jew of Tarsus who became the Apostle of Christianity to the Gentiles: author of several Letters in the New Testament: his day is June 29
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(person) 1754-1801: czar of Russia (1796-1801): son of Catherine II & Peter III.
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(person) (born Alessandro Farnese) 1468-1549; pope (1534-49)
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Alternative form of pawl.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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In the New Testament, Apostle to the Gentiles and author of fourteen epistles.
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A male given name of biblical origin.
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A patronymic surname.
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A city in Idaho.
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(person) (born Giovanni Battista Montini) 1897-1978; pope (1963-78)
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
paul
Plural:
pauls

Origin of paul

  • From Latin Paulus, from paulus (“small").

    From Wiktionary