Meaning of timothy

tim•o•thy

Pronunciation: (tim'u-thē), [key]
— pl. -thies.
  1. a coarse grass, Phleum pratense, having cylindrical spikes, used as fodder.

Tim•o•thy

Pronunciation: (tim'u-thē), [key]
— n.
  1. a disciple and companion of the apostle Paul, to whom Paul is supposed to have addressed two Epistles.
  2. either of these Epistles, I Timothy or II Timothy. Abbr.: I Tim., II Tim.
  3. a male given name.
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