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Meaning of BELLARMINE

Pronunciation:  `belâr'meen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
  2. [n]  Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)
 

BELLARMINE is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: Bellarmino, Cardinal Bellarmine, graybeard, longbeard, Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine
 
 See Also: cardinal, jug, theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bel"lar*mine\, n.
A stoneware jug of a pattern originated in the neighborhood
of Cologne, Germany, in the 16th century. It has a bearded
face or mask supposed to represent Cardinal Bellarmine, a
leader in the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation, following
the Reformation; -- called also {graybeard}, {longbeard}.

 

 

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