Paul

noun
\ ˈpȯl How to pronounce Paul (audio) \

Definition of Paul

: an early Christian apostle and missionary and author of several New Testament epistles

First Known Use of Paul

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Paul

Latin Paulus, from Greek Paulos

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The first known use of Paul was before the 12th century

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“Paul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paul. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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Paul biographical name (1)

\ ˈpȯl How to pronounce Paul (audio) \

Definition of Paul

 (Entry 1 of 2)

name of 6 popes: especially III (Alessandro Farnese) 1468–1549 (pope 1534–49); V 1552–1621 (pope 1605–21); VI (Giovanni Battista Montini) 1897–1978 (pope 1963–78)

Paul

biographical name (2)
\ ˈpau̇(-ə)l How to pronounce Paul (audio) \

Definition of Paul (Entry 2 of 2)

Wolfgang 1913–1993 German physicist

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