ichthys

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From Ancient Greek ΙΧΘΥΣ (IKhThUS, fish), which served as an acronym for ησοῦς (Iēsoûs, Jesus) Χριστός (Khristós, Christ) Θεοῦ (Theoû, of God) Υἱός (Uhiós, son) Σωτήρ (Sōtḗr, saviour).

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ichthys (plural ichthyses)

  1. A stylized representation of a fish, used as a Christian symbol

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