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Pauline1

[paw-leen]
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noun
  1. a female given name.
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Pauline2

[paw-lahyn, -leen]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the apostle Paul or to his doctrines or writings.
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Origin of Pauline2

From the Medieval Latin word Paulīnus, dating back to 1325–75. See Paul(def 1), -ine1
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Pauline

adjective
  1. relating to Saint Paul or to his doctrines
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Word Origin and History for pauline

Pauline

fem. proper name, fem. of Paul.

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Pauline

adj.

"pertaining to the apostle Paul," 1817, from Latin Paulinus, from Paulus (see Paul).

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