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Thaddeus

[thad-ee-uh s]
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noun
  1. one of the twelve apostles. Matt. 10:3.
  2. a male given name: from an Aramaic word meaning “praise.”
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Thaddeus

Thadeus

noun
  1. New Testament one of the 12 apostles (Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18), traditionally identified with Jude
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Word Origin and History for thaddeus

Thaddeus

masc. proper name, from Latin Thaddaeus, from Greek Thaddaios, from Talmudic Hebrew Tadday.

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