pleroma

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pleroma, from Ancient Greek πλήρωμα (plḗrōma, a filling up, fullness).

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pleroma (countable and uncountable, plural pleromas)

  1. (botony) The central portion of the primary meristem.
    • 1876, Gardeners Chronicle & New Horticulturist - Volumes 5-6, page 750:
      In the second type only two separate meristem tissues are present in the tips of the roots ; a pleroma and a common tissue, from which the primary bark and epidermis and root-cap proceed.
    • 1890, English Mechanic and World of Science - Volume 51, page 543:
      And in the pleroma of the primary meristem of roots there is not only cambium (persistent parenchyma) and procambium (forerunner of fibres and vessels), but pericambium -- i.e., a special outer layer of the pleroma that remains for a long time as meristem.
    • 2001, Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, Volume 32, page 205:
      In the pleroma of hyacinth and pea roots, tmin increases along the meristem, especially in its basal part.
  2. (chiefly theology) A state of perfect fullness, especially of God's being.
  3. (Gnosticism) The spiritual universe seen in terms of the full totality of the powers and essence of God.
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, page 141:
      There is a way to comprehend the gnostic's giant onion of a world, the concentric circles, with the Pleroma beckoning there, the white heart of light, the source of that primal vision which for a second or two can recapture paradise.

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλήρωμα (plḗrōma)

Noun[edit]

pleroma m (uncountable)

  1. (Gnosticism) pleroma

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλήρωμα (plḗrōma)

Noun[edit]

pleroma m

  1. (Gnosticism) pleroma

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλήρωμα (plḗrōma)

Noun[edit]

pleroma m (uncountable)

  1. (Gnosticism) pleroma

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλήρωμα (plḗrōma, a filling up, fullness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plerǒːma/
  • Hyphenation: ple‧ro‧ma

Noun[edit]

pleróma f (Cyrillic spelling плеро́ма)

  1. (uncountable, Gnosticism) Pleroma

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