Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἄρτος (ártos, “leavened loaf”), probably from Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀵 (a-to), from the compound word 𐀀𐀵𐀡𐀦 (a-to-po-qo, “bakers”). Compare Modern Greek αρτοποιός (artopoiós, “baker”).
artos (plural artoi)
- (Eastern Orthodoxy) a loaf of leavened bread that is blessed during services in the Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Rite Catholic churches.
- locative plural masculine form of arts
- accusative plural masculine form of artais