Christian

late Middle English

Chris·tian

  /'krisCHən/

 

 

     adjective

     adjective:   Christian

 

  1. of, relating to, or professing Christianity or its teachings.

         "the Christian Church"

  •  informal

          having or showing qualities associated with Christians, especially those of
          decency, kindness, and fairness.

 

          noun

          noun: Christian; plural noun: Christians

 

  1.  a person who has received Christian baptism or is a believer in Jesus Christ and
     His teachings.

 

       Origin

 

       GREEK              LATIN

       Christianos             Christianus

 

                                     ENGLISH

 

                                        Christ

 

 

 

           late Middle English: from Latin Christianus, from Greek Christianos (see Christ).