Apostelic Father

noun
any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
Syn: ↑Apostle
Derivationally related forms: ↑apostolic (for: ↑Apostle)
Hypernyms: ↑Christian
Instance Hyponyms:

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