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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