Definitions for: Bellarmine


[n] a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
[n] Italian cardinal and theologian (1542-1621)



Webster (1913) Definition: Bel"lar*mine, n.
A stoneware jug of a pattern originated in the neighborhood
of Cologne, Germany, in the 16th century. It has a bearded
face or mask supposed to represent Cardinal Bellarmine, a
leader in the Roman Catholic Counter Reformation, following
the Reformation; -- called also graybeard, longbeard.

Synonyms: Bellarmino, Cardinal Bellarmine, graybeard, longbeard, Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmine

See Also: cardinal, jug, theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat



Related Resources:
y letter animals
animals beginning with i
animals beginning with j