Paul: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pôl for 1–3, 5 poul for 4), [key]
— n.
  1. dieda.d.c67, a missionary and apostle to the gentiles: author of several of the Epistles. Cf.(def. 2).
  2. 1885–1977, U.S. women's-rights activist.
  3. 1891–1958, U.S. novelist.
  4. pen name of Jean Paul Friedrich Richter.
  5. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “little”.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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