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

  • Christian missionary and theologian who with his brother Saint Methodius (826–885) worked in Moravia, translating the Scriptures into Old Church Slavonic.

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  • proper noun A male given name; best known for a ninth century missionary to the Slavs.

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  • noun Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him (826-869)

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Κύριλλος (Kýrillos), from κύριος (lord, master).

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