cyprian

noun, often capitalized
cyp·​ri·​an | \ ˈsi-prē-ən How to pronounce cyprian (audio) \

Definition of cyprian

First Known Use of cyprian

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyprian

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

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The first known use of cyprian was in 1819

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“Cyprian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyprian. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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Cyprian biographical name

Cyp·​ri·​an | \ ˈsi-prē-ən How to pronounce Cyprian (audio) \

Definition of Cyprian

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

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