cyprian

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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


First Known Use: 1819


Cyprian

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

Definition of Cyprian

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


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