Paul

noun
\ ˈpȯl How to pronounce Paul (audio) \

Definition of Paul

 (Entry 1 of 3)

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

Paul

biographical name (1)
\ ˈpȯl How to pronounce Paul (audio) \

Definition of Paul (Entry 2 of 3)

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 3 of 3)

Wolfgang 1913–1993 German physicist

First Known Use of Paul

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Paul

Noun

Latin Paulus, from Greek Paulos

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“Paul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paul. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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