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Pauline

[paw-leen] /pɔˈlin/
noun
1.
a female given name.

Pauline

[paw-lahyn, -leen] /ˈpɔ laɪn, -lin/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the apostle Paul or to his doctrines or writings.
Origin of Pauline
1325-1375
1325-75; < Medieval Latin Paulīnus. See Paul, -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for Pauline

Pauline

/ˈpɔːlaɪn/
adjective
1.
relating to Saint Paul or to his doctrines
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Word Origin and History for Pauline

fem. proper name, fem. of Paul.

adj.

"pertaining to the apostle Paul," 1817, from Latin Paulinus, from Paulus (see Paul).

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