pastophorus

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From Latin pastophorus, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek παστοφόρος (pastophóros), from παστός (pastós, ?shrine) + -ϕόρος (-ϕóros, -phore).

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pastophorus (plural pastophori)

  1. (historical) A type of priest in ancient Egypt, responsible for carrying holy shrines in official ceremonies or processions.

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