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Timon

[tahy-muh n] /ˈtaɪ mən/
noun
1.
c320–c230 b.c, Greek philosopher.
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Word Origin and History for Timon
n.

"misanthrope," from Timon, name of a misanthrope who lived in Athens during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 B.C.E.), hero of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Timon in the Bible

honouring, one of the seven deacons at Jerusalem (Acts 6:5). Nothing further is known of him.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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