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EtymologyEdit

δῐᾰ- (dia-) + Proto-Indo-European *kón-os, from *ken- (to set oneself in motion).

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NounEdit

δῐᾱ́κονος (diā́konosm or f (genitive δῐᾱκόνου); second declension

  1. messenger, courier
  2. servant
  3. (biblical) minister, deacon, deaconess (female deacon)

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