Philemon

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See also: Philémon

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Philemon f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Meliphagidae – the friarbirds or leatherheads.

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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): /ˈfɪləmən/

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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 Saint Paul to a fellow Christian called Philemon.
    Synonyms: Philem. (abbreviation), Phm (abbreviation)
  2. A male given name, rather rare.

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