From Anglo-Saxon abbod, abbad, from Latin abbas, abbatis, from Greek á¼Î²Î²á¾¶Ï, from Syriac abbÄ, father. Cf.
- The superior or head of an abbey or monastery.
#: The newly appointed abbot decided to take a tour of the abbey with the cardinal's emissary.
- One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys. "Encyclopedia Britannica"
trans-top|superior or head of an abbey or monastery
Breton: abad m, ebed / abaded p
Czech: opat m
French: abbÃ© m
Galician: abade m
German: Abt m
Latin: abbas m
Novial: abato m
Slovene: opat m
Welsh: abad m
Translations to be checked
ttbc|Vietnamese: cha trÆ°á»ng tu viá»n
abbot of the people
mitred abbot, mitered
Gregg (Version: Centennial,Series 90, DJS,Simplified,Anniversary,Pre-Anniversary): a - b - o - t
Abbot of the people: a title formerly given to one of the chief magistrates in Genoa.
Abbot of Misrule (or Lord of Misrule), in mediÃ¦val times, the master of revels, as at Christmas; in Scotland called the
Abbot of Unreason. - "Encyclopedia Britanica"