Samaritan

noun Sa·mar·i·tan \ sə-ˈmer-ə-tən \

Definition of Samaritan

1 : a native or inhabitant of Samaria
2
[from the parable of the good Samaritan in Luke 10:30–37]
: a person who is generous in helping those in distress

samaritan

adjective, often capitalized

Examples of samaritan in a Sentence

  1. A Samaritan called a tow truck for us.

Origin and Etymology of samaritan

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin samaritanus, noun & adjective, from Greek samaritēs inhabitant of Samaria, from Samaria


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