- Saint,1170–1221, Spanish priest: founder of the Dominican order.
- a male given name: from the Latin word meaning “of the Lord.”
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He plays an Interpol agent who is chasing Constantine and Dominic.
He plays Dominic Badguy, who is in cahoots with Constantine, the evil frog.
Many of Nostromo's speeches I have heard first in Dominic's voice.Notes on My Books
Directly he saw me, Dominic, in a placid tone, wanted to know what was the matter.
Dominic, with his arm round my shoulders, supported me in the stern-sheets.
Thus, walking deliberately, with his back to the sea, Dominic vanished from my sight.
Dominic pointed at the sea, where the guardacosta was a mere dark speck.
- Saint. original name Domingo de Guzman. ?1170–1221, Spanish priest; founder of the Dominican order. Feast day: Aug 7
Word Origin and History for dominic
masc. proper name, from Latin dominicus "pertaining to a lord" (see demesne).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper