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  • noun (Eccl.) A member of one of the religious orders called after St. Augustine; an Austin friar.

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  • proper noun Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430), a church father and a writer.
  • proper noun A male given name.

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  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)

Etymologies

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Latin Augustinus, derivative of Augustus.

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