Luke
noun Etymology: Latin Lucas, from Greek Loukas Date: before 12th century 1. a Gentile physician and companion of the apostle Paul traditionally identified as the author of the third Gospel in the New Testament and of the book of Acts 2. the third Gospel in the New Testament — see bible table

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