Martial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Martialis, a Roman cognomen, from martialis "belonging/dedicated to Mars (or to war)", itself from the name of the Roman god of war Mars + -ialis.

Proper noun[edit]

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Martial

  1. A male given name narrowly applied to certain historic persons (but some of its foreign cognates are modern given names).
    Saint Martial was the first bishop of Limoges circa 250
  2. Anglicized cognomen or given name of the Roman poet Marcus Valerius Martialis, born in Spain in the first century AD and noted for his epigrams.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Martialis. Name of a third century saint.

Proper noun[edit]

Martial (m)

  1. A male given name, in continuous use (though not particularly popular).