archimandrite

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French archimandrite, from Latin archimandrīta, from late Ancient Greek ἀρχιμανδρίτης ‎(arkhimandrítēs), from ἀρχι- ‎(arkhi-, highest) + μάνδρα ‎(mándra, enclosure, monastery).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑːkɪˈmændraɪt/

NounEdit

archimandrite ‎(plural archimandrites)

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

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aʁ.ʃi.mɑ̃d.ʁit/

NounEdit

archimandrite m ‎(plural archimandrites)

  1. archimandrite

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