Apostolic Father


: a church father of the first or second century a.d.

Word History

First Known Use

1711, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Apostolic Father was in 1711

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“Apostolic Father.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Apostolic%20Father. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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