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hierodule

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From Ancient Greek ἱερόδουλος (hieródoulos), from ἱερός (hierós, sacred) + δοῦλος (doûlos, slave).

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hierodule (plural hierodules)

  1. (historical, chiefly Ancient Greece) A temple slave, often one performing religious prostitution.

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