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Noun: bellarmine  ,bel-aa(r)'meen or 'bel-u(r),meen
  1. A stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
    - longbeard, long-beard, greybeard [Brit, Cdn], graybeard [US]
Noun: Bellarmine
  1. Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)
    - Robert Bellarmine, Bellarmino, Cardinal Bellarmine, Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine

Derived forms: bellarmines

Type of: cardinal, jug, theologian, theologiser [Brit], theologist, theologizer

Encyclopedia: Bellarmine