Titus

noun
Ti·​tus | \ ˈtī-təs How to pronounce Titus (audio) \

Definition of Titus

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an early Christian convert who assisted Paul in his missionary work
2 : a letter written on the subject of pastoral care in the early church and included as a book in the New Testament — see Bible Table

Titus

biographical name
Ti·​tus | \ ˈtī-təs How to pronounce Titus (audio) \

Definition of Titus (Entry 2 of 2)

a.d. 39–81 Titus Flavius Vespasianus Roman emperor (79–81)

First Known Use of Titus

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Titus

Noun

Late Latin, from Greek Titos

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“Titus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Titus. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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