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Donatus

[ doh-ney-tuhs ]
/ doʊˈneɪ təs /
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noun
early-4th-century bishop of Casae Nigrae in northern Africa: leader of a heretical Christian group.Compare Donatist.
Aelius. 4th century a.d., Roman grammarian.
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Donatus
/ (dəʊˈnɑːtəs) /

noun
Auelius (ˈiːlɪəs). 4th century ad, Latin grammarian, who taught Saint Jerome; his textbook Ars Grammatica was used throughout the Middle Ages
4th century ad, bishop of Carthage; leader of the Donatists, a heretical Christian sect originating in N Africa in 311 a.d
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