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Andrew

[an-droo] /ˈæn dru/
noun
1.
one of the 12 apostles of Jesus. Mark 3:18; John 1:40–42.
2.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “manly.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for Andrew

Andrew

/ˈændruː/
noun
1.
(New Testament) Saint. one of the twelve apostles of Jesus; the brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland. Feast day: Nov 30
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Word Origin and History for Andrew

masc. proper name, from Old French Andreu (Modern French André), from Latin Andreas, from Greek Andreas, from andreios "manly," from aner (genitive andros) "man" (see anthropo-). Andrew Millar (1590s) for some forgotten reason became English naval slang for "government authority," and especially "the Royal Navy." St. Andrew (feast day Nov. 30) has long been regarded as patron saint of Scotland. The Andrew's cross (c.1400) supposedly resembles the one St. Andrew was crucified on.

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