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Titus

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noun Ti·tus \ˈtī-təs\

Definition of Titus

  1. 1 :  an early Christian convert who assisted Paul in his missionary work

  2. 2 :  a letter written on the subject of pastoral care in the early church and included as a book in the New Testament — see bible table



Origin and Etymology of titus

Late Latin, from Greek Titos


First Known Use: before 12th century


Titus

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biographical name Ti·tus \ˈtī-təs\

Definition of Titus

  1. a.d. 39–81 Titus Flavius Vespasianus Rom. emp. (79–81)




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