archimandrite

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French archimandrite, from Latin archimandrīta, from late Ancient Greek αρχιμανδρίτης (archimandrites), from αρχι- (archi-, highest) + μάνδρα (mandra, enclosure, monastery).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑːkɪˈmændraɪt/

NounEdit

archimandrite (plural archimandrites)

  1. The superior of a large monastery, or group of monasteries, in the Orthodox Church.
  2. An honorary title sometimes given to a monastic priest.

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aʁ.ʃi.mɑ̃d.ʁit/

NounEdit

archimandrite m (plural archimandrites)

  1. archimandrite
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