Etymology: From (term, archimandrita, archimandrÄta), from late Ancient Greek (term, , , sc=polytonic, tr=archimandrites), from (term, -, , archi-, sc=polytonic, tr=archi-) + (term, , , enclosure, monastery, sc=polytonic, tr=mandra).
- The superior of a large monastery, or group of monasteries, in the Orthodox Church.
- An honorary title sometimes given to a monastic priest.
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