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 (sîr′əl), Saint 827-869.
Christian missionary and theologian who with his brother Saint Methodius (826-885) worked in Moravia, translating the Scriptures into Old Church Slavonic.


(Biography) Saint. ?827–869 ad, Greek Christian theologian, missionary to the Moravians and inventor of the Cyrillic alphabet; he and his brother Saint Methodius were called the Apostles of the Slavs. Feast day: Feb 14 or May 11


(ˈsɪr əl)

Saint ( “Apostle of the Slavs” ), A.D. 827–869, Greek missionary to the Moravians.
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Noun1.Cyril - Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him (826-869)
missionary - someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
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