1. Noun.  One of the group of twelve disciples chosen by Jesus to preach and spread the Gospel.
  2. Noun.  A top-ranking ecclesiastical official in the twelve-seat Mormon administrative council.
  3. Proper noun.  ''A rare transliteration of the Greek male given name Απόστολος (usually transliterated as Apostolos).''.
  4. Noun.  A missionary, or leader of a religious mission, especially one in the early Christian Church (but see Apostle).
  5. Noun.  A pioneer or early advocate of a particular cause, prophet of a belief.
  6. Noun.  A top-ranking ecclesiastical official in the twelve seat administrative council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  7. Noun.  (1811, Cambridge) A person who is plucked, i.e. refused an academic degree.
  8. Noun.  (legal) A letter dismissory.
  9. Noun.  (legal) A note sent to an appeal court presenting the appeal in summary.
  10. Noun.  (legal) The trial court record sent to an appeal court concerning an appeal.

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