Vincent, saint

Vincent

[vin-suhnt]
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 304, Spanish martyr: patron saint of winegrowers.
2.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “conquering.”
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Vincent
masc. proper name, from Fr., shortened from L. Vincentius, from vincens "conquering," from vincere "to overcome" (see victor). The name of a 3c. martyr, it was introduced in England c.1200.
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