Meaning of ABBOT in English


ab ‧ bot /ˈæbət/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 800-900 ; Language: Late Latin ; Origin: abbas , from Late Greek , from Aramaic abba 'father' ]

a man who is in charge of a ↑ monastery (=a place where a group of ↑ monk s live)

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