Holy One

[ hoh-lee wuhn ]
/ ˈhoʊ li ˌwʌn /

noun

God. Isaiah 10:20.
Jesus Christ, especially as the Messiah. Mark 1:24; Acts 3:14.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

Origin of Holy One

First recorded in 1525–35
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