Marcus

[ mahr-kuh s ]
/ ˈmɑr kəs /
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noun

Saint.Also Mark.died a.d. 336, pope 336.
a male given name.

Origin of Marcus

< Latin Mārcus < *māwortkos pertaining to *Māwort-s Mars

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Marcus

masc. proper name, from Latin Marcus, Roman praenomen, traditionally said to be related to Mars, Roman god of war.

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