Luke

noun

1
: a Gentile physician and companion of the apostle Paul traditionally identified as the author of the third Gospel in the New Testament and of the book of Acts
2
: the third Gospel in the New Testament see Bible Table

Word History

Etymology

Latin Lucas, from Greek Loukas

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Luke was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Luke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Luke. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

Luke

noun
: the third Gospel in the New Testament see bible
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