from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at Bible.
- Timothy, Saint First century A.D. Christian leader and companion of Saint Paul. Two epistles of the New Testament, ascribed to Paul, are addressed to him.
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- proper n. Books in the New Testament of the Bible (1 Timothy and 2 Timothy), epistles to Timothy.
- proper n. A companion of Paul.
- proper n. A male given name of biblical origin, also borne by early Christian saints.
From Ancient Greek Τιμόθεος (Timotheos), from τιμάω (timaō, "I honour") + θεός (theos, "god") (Wiktionary)