Luke

noun \ ˈlük \

Definition of Luke

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

Origin and Etymology of luke

Latin Lucas, from Greek Loukas


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