HyperDic: bellarmine

English > 2 senses of the word Bellarmine / bellarmine:
NOUNperson Bellarmine, Bellarmino, Cardinal Bellarmine, Roberto Francesco Romolo BellarmineItalian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)
artifactbellarmine, longbeard, long-beard, greybearda stoneware drinking jug with a long neck
English > Bellarmine: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningItalian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621).
SynonymsBellarmino, Cardinal Bellarmine, Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine
Instance ofcardinal(Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
theologian, theologist, theologizer, theologisersomeone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
English > bellarmine: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century).
Synonymslongbeard, long-beard, greybeard
BroaderjugA large bottle with a narrow mouth

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