1. [ noun ] (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an apostle
Synonyms: Apostle_Paul Apostle_of_the_Gentiles Saul Saul_of_Tarsus saint_paul st._paul Paul

"Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"

Related terms: saint missionary apostle New_Testament