ἀπόστολος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀποστέλλω (apostéllō, I send off), from ἀπό- (apó-, from) and στέλλω (stéllō, I set).

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Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓πόστολος (apóstolosm (genitive ᾰ̓ποστόλου); second declension

  1. one who is sent
  2. messenger, envoy, ambassador
    Synonym: κῆρυξ (kêrux)
  3. (biblical) apostle

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