Timon

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See also: timon and timón

Translingual[edit]

Timon lepidus

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Timon m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Lacertidae — certain lizards.

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Τῑ́μων ‎(Tī́mōn).

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Proper noun[edit]

Timon

  1. A male given name of mostly historical use.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Acts 6:5::
      And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:
    • ~1607 William Shakespeare: Timon of Athens, Act II, Scene II:
      Great Timon, noble, worthy, royal Timon!
      Ah! when the means are gone that buy this praise,
      The breath is gone whereof this praise is made.

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Proper noun[edit]

Timon

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Timon, also in modern use.