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

  • Bartholomew, Saint. Sometimes called Na·than·ael (nə-thănˈyəl) One of the 12 Apostles. According to tradition, he visited India and Ethiopia and was martyred in Armenia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An Apostle, identified with Nathanael.
  • proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.


From Ancient Greek Βαρθολομαῖος, from Aramaic בר and תלמי. (Wiktionary)



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