archimandrite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑːkɪˈmændraɪt/

Noun[edit]

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.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aʁ.ʃi.mɑ̃d.ʁit/

Noun[edit]

archimandrite m (plural archimandrites)

  1. archimandrite

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