Priscilla

Priscilla

[pri-sil-uh]
noun
a female given name: from a Roman family name.
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Priscilla
fem. proper name, from L., fem. of Priscillus, dim. of Priscus, from priscus "old, ancient, primitive;" related to prior (adj.).
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the wife of Aquila (Acts 18:2), who is never mentioned without her. Her name sometimes takes the precedence of his (Rom. 16:3; 2 Tim. 4:19). She took part with Aquila (q.v.) in insturcting Apollos (Acts 18:26).

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