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Noun: apostle  u'pó-sul
  1. An ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
    "an apostle of revolution"
Noun: Apostle
  1. Any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    - Apostelic Father
     
  2. (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel

Derived forms: Apostles, apostles

Type of: adherent, believer, Christian, disciple, truster

Encyclopedia: Apostle