1. [ noun ] (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
Synonyms: eusebius_sophronius_hieronymus jerome saint_jerome st._jerome eusebius_hieronymus
Related terms: theologian Church_Father saint Doctor Roman_Catholic