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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • obscene terms for penis
  • disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope ,
  • obscene terms for penis

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Peter'


  • Peter: as "Peter" and nothing else; for others, please see List of people named Peter. Peter (given name) Saint Peter (died 68), Jesus' disciple Peter the
  • Peter Lang (publisher): Frankfurt am Main by Swiss editor Peter Lang (died 2001) as Peter Lang GmbH. A 1977 development saw it transformed into Peter Lang AG, going to Bern. Today
  • Vingtaine du Douet (St Peter): Vingtaine du Douet is one of the five vingtaines of St Peter Parish on the Channel Island of Jersey.
  • Peter, Paul and Mary: Peter, Paul and Mary were a United States folk-singing trio whose nearly 50-year career began with their rise to become a paradigm for 1960s folk music
  • Saint Peter: For other uses, see St. Peter (disambiguation). Saint Peter (Latin: Petrus, Greek: Πέτρος Petros, Syriac/Aramaic: ܫܸܡܥܘܿܢ ܟܹ݁ܐܦ݂ܵܐ, Shemayon Keppa ; died
  • Peter Hall: Peter Hall may refer to: Sir Peter Hall (director) (born 1930), English theatre director Sir Peter Hall (urbanist) (1932–2014), English urban planner Peter
  • Peter Watts: Peter Watts may refer to: Peter Watts (cricketer, born 1938), former English cricketer Peter Watts (cricketer, born 1947), Malaysian-born former English
  • Grande Vingtaine (St Peter): Grande Vingtaine is one of the five vingtaines of St Peter Parish on the Channel Island of Jersey.
  • Peter Pan: character Peter Pan. For the original play and novel about the character, see Peter and Wendy. For other uses, see Peter Pan (disambiguation). Peter Pan is
  • Peter Carey: Peter Carey may refer to: Peter Carey (Australian rules footballer), Australian rules player for Glenelg Peter Carey (English footballer) (born 1933),

Meaning of the Name 'Peter'


  • Meaning: rock
  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: Male


'Peter' example sentence in quotations


* A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

* Ring Announcer What's your name kid Peter The Human Spider. Ring Announcer That's it The Human Spider That's the best you've got Peter Yeah. Ring Announcer Well that sucks. - Spider-Man

* Christ is the Master the Scriptures are only the servant. The true way to test all the Books is to see whether they work the will of Christ or not. No Book which does not preach Christ can be apostolic, though Peter or Paul were its author. And no Book which does preach Christ can fail to be apostolic though Judas, Ananias, Pilate or Herod were its author. - Martin Luther


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