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Definition of the noun Archippus

What does Archippus mean as a name of something?

Archippus is a genus of Tortricidae, described by Freeman in 1958.


  1. Archippus was an early Christian believer mentioned briefly in the New Testament epistles of Philemon and Colossians.
  2. Archippus was an Athenian poet of the Old Comedy. His most famous play was the Fishes, in which he satirized the fondness of the Athenian epicures for fish. The Alexandrian critics attributed to him the authorship of four plays previously assigned to Aristophanes. Archippus was ridiculed by his contemporaries for his fondness for playing upon words. Titles and fragments of six plays are preserved: Amphitryon, The Donkey's Shadow, Fishes, Hercules Getting Married, Pinon, and Ploutos.

Phrases with Archippus

Phrases ending with the word Archippus:

  1. Genus Archippus
  2. Anosia Archippus
  3. limenitis archippus
  4. Limenitis archippus archippus
  5. Subspecies Limenitis Archippus Archippus

Other phrases containing the word Archippus:

  1. Limenitis archippus idaho
  2. Limenitis archippus watsoni
  3. Limenitis archippus obsoleta
  4. Limenitis archippus hoffmanni
  5. Limenitis archippus lahontani
  6. Limenitis archippus floridensis
  7. Subspecies Limenitis Archippus Idaho
  8. Subspecies Limenitis Archippus Watsoni
  9. Subspecies Limenitis Archippus Obsoleta
  10. Subspecies Limenitis Archippus Hoffmanni
  11. Subspecies Limenitis Archippus Lahontani
  12. Subspecies Limenitis Archippus Floridensis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Archippus

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Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

Archippus ahrkip'uhs ( G800, “master of the horse”). A Christian worker included in the salutation of the letter to PHILEMON (Phlm. 2) and exhorted in Col .4:17.Fromthe associationofhis namewithPhilemon andAPPHIA,itis generally ...

Google previewMercer Dictionary of the Bible (1990)

by Watson E. Mills, Roger Aubrey Bullard

See also hunting, weapons/warfare —KAREN RANDOLPH JOINES • Archippus. [ ahr-kip'uhs] Archippus was apparently an official of some importance in the church at colossae and was evidently quite intimate with Philemon. In Phlm 2, Paul ...

Google previewZondervan Bible Dictionary (2009)

by J. D. Douglas, C. Merrill

ARCHIPPUS. (rki p′ s, master of the horse). A Christian at Colosse, conspicuous as a champion of the gospel, a close friend (perhaps the son) of Philemon, an officebearer in the church (Col 4:17; Philem 2).

Google previewBible Dictionary (2015)

by Ballantyne, R. M.

ARCHIPPUS. Saluted by Paul, the Bear's Tail, and denotes a star in the tail of the Great Bear, or constellation Ursa Major. The "sons" of Arcturus are probably the smaller stars adjacent, Job 9:9; 38:32.

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1988)

by Geoffrey W. Bromiley

but Archippus, who is made the main addressee of the letter, Philemon being the overseer of all the Lycus churches and probably resident in Laodicea. The "letter from Lao- dicea" of Col.

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

Philemon is also addressed to a certain “Apphia,” perhaps Philemon's wife, and to “Archippus,” a minister in the Colossian church (cf. Col. 4:17). Place of Writing. Philemon is closely connected with Colossians. Onesimus carried both epistles.

Google previewCatholic Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Scott Hahn

ARCHIPPUS One of the ...

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Scrabble value of A1R1C3H4I1P3P3U1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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