καλόγερος

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From Koine Greek καλόγηρος (kalógēros), from καλός (kalós, good) +‎ γηρας (gēras, old age)

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καλόγερος (kalógerosm (plural καλόγεροι)

  1. (religion) monk, friar
  2. (figuratively, humorous) a solitary, ascetic, monkish person
  3. coat rack, hatstand
  4. (medicine) boil
  5. great tit (bird)
  6. (nautical) exposed rock at sea

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