Cyril

[ sir-uh l ]
/ ˈsɪr əl /
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noun

SaintApostle of the Slavs, a.d. 827–869, Greek missionary to the Moravians.
a male given name.

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Cyril

/ (ˈsɪrəl) /

noun

Saint. ?827–869 ad, Greek Christian theologian, missionary to the Moravians and inventor of the Cyrillic alphabet; he and his brother Saint Methodius were called the Apostles of the Slavs. Feast day: Feb 14 or May 11
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