Complete Definition of "archimandrite"

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Etymology
From L. term|archimandrita|archimandrÄ«ta, from late AGr. term|αÏÏιμανδÏίÏηÏ||scpolytonic|trarchimandrites, from term|αÏÏι-||archi-|scpolytonic|trarchi- + term|μάνδÏα||enclosure, monastery|scpolytonic|trmandra.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÉËkı'mændraıt/

Noun
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  1. The superior of a large monastery, or group of monasteries, in the Orthodox Church.
  2. An honorary title sometimes given to a monastic priest.

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