Dorcas
noun Etymology: Greek Dorkas Date: 1553 a Christian woman of New Testament times who made clothing for the poor

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  • Dorcas — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Signif. (Gacela). Cristiana de la congregación de Jope que “abundaba en buenos hechos y en dádivas de misericordia”, entre los cuales estaba el hacer prendas de vestir interiores y exteriores para las viudas… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dorcas — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Dorcas (Florida) Dorcas (Ohio) Dorcas (West Virginia) siehe auch Dorkas, weiblicher Vorname Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dorcas — fem. proper name, from Gk. dorkas gazelle, deer. Dorcas Society ladies meeting to make clothes for the poor (1832) is from Acts ix:36 41 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dorcas — Dorcas, eine zierliche Art der Gazellen, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dorcas — f English: from Greek dorkas doe, gazelle. It does not actually seem to have been used as a personal name by the ancient Greeks, but is offered in the Bible as an ‘interpretation’ of the Aramaic name TABITHA (SEE Tabitha) (Acts 9: 36), and was… …   First names dictionary

  • dorcas — ● dorcas nom masculin (grec dorkas, ados, gazelle) Nom d espèce d une damalisque d Afrique du Sud et d une gazelle d Afrique du Nord …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dorcas — [dôr′kəs] n. [L < Gr Dorkas, lit., gazelle] Bible a woman who spent her life making clothes for the poor: Acts 9:36 41 …   English World dictionary

  • Dorcas — For other uses, see Dorcas (disambiguation). Section of Healing of the Cripple and Raising of Tabitha by Masolino da Panicale, 1425. Dorcas (also known as Tabitha) was a disciple who lived in Joppa, referenced in the Book of Acts …   Wikipedia

  • DORCAS — I. DORCAS apud Mart. l. 10. Epigr. 65. v. 12. cuius Epigraphe in Carmenionem. Tam dispar aquilae columba non est, Nec dorcas rigido fugax leoni: inter capreas silvestres numeratur; magis tamen ad cervum accedit. A Graeco δέρκω, video. Cuiusmodi… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • dorcas — dorkas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Gazella dorcas angl. dorcas gazelle vok. Dorkasgazelle rus. газель доркас pranc. dorcas ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios gazelės …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Dorcas —    A female antelope, or gazelle, a pious Christian widow at Joppa whom Peter restored to life (Acts 9:36 41). She was a Hellenistic Jewess, called Tabitha by the Jews and Dorcas by the Greeks …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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