Philemon

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Philemon f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Meliphagidae — the friarbirds.

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References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276:

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Φιλήμων (Philḗmōn), from φιλήμων (philḗmōn, kindly, affectionate), from φιλέω (philéō, I love)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌfaɪˈliːmɒn/
  • (sometimes) IPA(key): /ˈfɪlɜmɜn/

Proper noun[edit]

Philemon

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Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

  1. The eighteenth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the epistle of St Paul to a fellow Christian called Philemon.
  2. A male given name, rather rare.

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