Dorcas

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noun Dor·cas \ˈdȯr-kəs\

Definition of Dorcas

  1. :  a Christian woman of New Testament times who made clothing for the poor

Origin and Etymology of dorcas

Greek Dorkas


First Known Use: 1553

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