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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Latin
Origin: christianus, from Greek, from Christos 'Christ', from chriein 'to pour holy oil on'

Christian

2 adjective
     
Related topics: Christianity
Christian2
1RRC related to Christianity:
the Christian religion
the Christian church
a Christian minister
2 also christian behaving in a good, kind way:
That wasn't a very christian thing to do!

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