Definition of Jonathan

1. Noun. Red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw.

Generic synonyms: Dessert Apple, Eating Apple



Definition of Jonathan

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) A son of Saul, first mentioned in 1 Samuel. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name) of biblical origin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jonathan

Jolly bodies
Jolson
Jolyon
Jomada I
Jomada II
Jominian
Jomo Kenyata
Jon
Jon.
Jonah
Jonah crab
Jonah crabs
Jonas
Jonas Edward Salk
Jonas Salk
Jonathan
Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Trumbull
Jonathon
Jones
Jones' penstemon
Jones' test
Jones reducer
Jonesboro
Joneses
Jonesian
Jonesy
Jong
Jongian

Literary usage of Jonathan

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1902)
"[jonathan.] Dec: 13. 1740. N. Ebenezer Hunting had a Son born. [jonathan. ... jonathan. Aug: 28. 1750. John Mills had a Son born. Nathanael. Oct: 22. 1750. ..."

2. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"jonathan. Why, such a tamal cross tike you never saw ! ... I was thinking, Mr. jonathan, what could be the reason of her carrying herself so coolly to you. ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"The fray was fast—Israel fled—the foe Fierce after Saul, whom jonathan defended. ... And my brother jonathan! If I believe it will not miracle Alone bring ..."

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