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Meaning & History

Medieval English form of PANCRATIUS. The relics of the 4th-century saint Pancratius were sent to England by Pope Gregory the Great, leading to the saint's veneration there.
Other Languages & CulturesPancratius, Pankratios Ancient Greek Pankraz German Pancrazio Italian Pankrati, Pankratiy Russian
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute