from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a prophet during the reigns of David and Solomon.
- Nathan, George Jean 1882-1958. American writer and editor who founded and edited (1924-1930) the American Mercury with H.L. Mencken and was a widely influential drama critic.
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- proper n. An Old Testament prophet.
- proper n. A male given name of Biblical origin.
From Hebrew נָתָן (natán, "gave"), implying “[God] gave [me]”. (Wiktionary)