Definition of Origen in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒrɪdʒ(ə)n/
(Circa 185-circa 254), Christian scholar and theologian, probably born in Alexandria. His most famous work was the Hexapla, an edition of the Old Testament with six or more parallel versions. His Neoplatonist theology was ultimately rejected by Church orthodoxy.

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