from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Andrew, Saint One of the 12 Apostles. According to legend, he was martyred at Patrai (c. A.D. 60).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The first Apostle in the New Testament.
  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of the twelve apostles of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A broadsword: an English equivalent of Andrea Ferrara (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland


From Ancient Greek Ἀνδρέας (Andreas), cognate with ἀνδρεῖος (andreios, "manly"), both from ἀνήρ (anēr, "man") (Wiktionary)


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