archimandrite

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ar·chi·man·drite

 (är′kə-măn′drīt′)
n. Eastern Orthodox Church
1. A celibate priest ranking below a bishop.
2. The head of a monastery or a group of monasteries.

[Late Latin archimandrīta, from Late Greek arkhimandrītēs : Greek arkhi-, archi- + Late Greek mandra, monastery (from Greek, cattle pen).]

archimandrite

(ˌɑːkɪˈmændraɪt)
n
(Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) Greek Orthodox Church the head of a monastery or a group of monasteries
[C16: from Late Latin archimandrīta, from Late Greek arkhimandritēs, from archi- + mandra monastery]

ar•chi•man•drite

(ˌɑr kəˈmæn draɪt)

n.
the head of a monastery or a group of monasteries in an Eastern church.
[1585–95; < Late Latin archimandrīta < Late Greek archimandritēs abbot = Greek archi- archi- + Late Greek mándr(a) monastery (Greek: fold, enclosure) + -ītēs -ite1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archimandrite - the superior of an abbey of monksarchimandrite - the superior of an abbey of monks  
abbe - a French abbot
superior - the head of a religious community
Translations
Archimandrit
arkkimandriitta
Arhimandritepiskop
arkimandrita
Archimandryta
Arkimandrit