Matthean

adjective
Mat·​the·​an | \ ma-ˈthē-ən How to pronounce Matthean (audio) , mə- \
variants: or Matthaean

Definition of Matthean

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the evangelist Matthew or the gospel ascribed to him

First Known Use of Matthean

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Matthean

Late Latin Matthaeus

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“Matthean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Matthean. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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