Timothy

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtɪməθɪ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'Timothy', 'timothy': (timə thē)


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Timothy /ˈtɪməθɪ/ n
  1. Saint. a disciple of Paul, who became leader of the Christian community at Ephesus. Feast day: Jan 26 or 22
  2. either of the two books addressed to him (in full The First and Second Epistles of Paul the Apostle to Timothy), containing advice on pastoral matters
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
tim•o•thy  (timə thē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -thies. 
  1. Plant Biologya coarse grass, Phleum pratense, having cylindrical spikes, used as fodder.
Also,  timothy grass′. 
  • named after Timothy Hanson, American farmer who cultivated it in the early 18th century 1730–40

Tim•o•thy  (timə thē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Biblea disciple and companion of the apostle Paul, to whom Paul is supposed to have addressed two Epistles.
  2. Bibleeither of these Epistles, I Timothy or II Timothy. Abbr.: I Tim., II Tim.
  3. a male given name.

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timothy grass, timothy /ˈtɪməθɪ/ n
  1. a perennial grass, Phleum pratense, of temperate regions, having erect stiff stems and cylindrical flower spikes: grown for hay and pasture
Etymology: 18th Century: apparently named after a Timothy Hanson, who brought it to colonial Carolina
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