Augustine
Augustine Au*gus"tine, Augustinian Au`gus*tin"i*an, n. (Eccl.) A member of one of the religious orders called after St. Augustine; an Austin friar. [1913 Webster]

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  • Augustine — Augustine1 [ô′gəs tēn΄; ə gus′tin, ôgus′tinn΄] n. [L Augustinus, dim. of AUGUSTUS1] a masculine name: var. Austin, Augustin; equiv. Ger. & Fr. Augustin, It. Agostino Augustine2 [ô′gəs tēn΄; ə gus′tin, ôgus′tinn΄] 1. Saint (A.D. 354 430); early… …   English World dictionary

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