marcus, saint

Marcus

[mahr-kuhs]
noun
1.
Saint. Also, Mark, died a.d. 336, pope 336.
2.
a male given name.

Origin:
< Latin Mārcus < *māwortkos pertaining to *Māwort-s Mars

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Marcus
masc. proper name, from L. Marcus, related to Mars, Roman god of war.
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Marcus definition


Col. 4:10; Philemon 1:24; 1 Pet. 5:13; R.V., "Mark" (q.v.).

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