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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • One of the 12 Apostles. According to tradition, he visited India and Ethiopia and was martyred in Armenia.

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

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Βαρθολομαῖος, from Aramaic בר and תלמי.

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