eschaton

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔσχατον (éskhaton), neuter singular of ἔσχατος (éskhatos, last).

Noun[edit]

eschaton (uncountable)

  1. (literally) the last; used in theology to refer to the world's state during the posthistoric era of God's overt (apocalyptic) reign, immediately preceding the end of the world.

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