catholicos

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καθολικός (katholikós).

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Noun[edit]

catholicos (plural catholicoses)

  1. (Christianity) A bishop or patriarch of certain states or regions of the ancient Near East; now specifically, the head of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 252:
      Kavad had quickly ordered that a new Catholicos should be chosen for the Church, ending a hiatus of twenty years in which Shah Khusrau had prevented the office being filled.

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Adjective[edit]

catholicōs

  1. accusative masculine plural of catholicus