also Saint Thomas
(called Didymus, the Twin
) one of the twelve Apostles, who doubted at first the resurrection of Jesus
: John 20:24-29: his day is Dec. 21
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Word origin of 'Thomas'ME < LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Thōmas < Heb teom, Aram teoma, lit., a twin