paraclit

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin paraclet, from Latin paracletus (advocate, defender, helper, protector, conforter), from Ancient Greek παράκλητος (paráklētos, called to help, helper), from παρά (pará, beside) + καλέω (kaléō, I call).

Proper noun[edit]

paraclit m (nominative singular paracliz)

  1. Holy Spirit

Descendants[edit]