cyprian

noun, often capitalized cyp·ri·an \ ˈsi-prē-ən \

Definition of cyprian

Origin and Etymology of cyprian

Latin cyprius of Cyprus, from Greek kyprios, from Kypros Cyprus, birthplace of Aphrodite


Cyprian

biographical name Cyp·ri·an \ ˈsi-prē-ən \

Definition of Cyprian

Saint died 258 Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus Christian martyr; bishop of Carthage (circa 248–258)

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