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Cyril

[sir-uh l]
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  1. SaintApostle of the Slavs, a.d. 827–869, Greek missionary to the Moravians.
  2. a male given name.
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Cyril

noun
  1. 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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