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Marcus

[mahr-kuh s] /ˈmɑr kəs/
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 Latin Marcus, Roman praenomen, traditionally said to be related to Mars, Roman god of war.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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marcus, st in the Bible

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

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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