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ab·bot

 (ăb′ət)
n.
1. The superior of a monastery.
2. Used as a title for such a person.

[Middle English abbod, from Old English, from Late Latin abbās, abbāt-, from Greek abbā, abbās, from Aramaic 'abbā, my father; see ʔb in Semitic roots.]

abbot

(ˈæbət)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the superior of an abbey of monks.
[Old English abbod, from Church Latin abbāt- (stem of abbas), ultimately from Aramaic abbā Abba2]
ˈabbotˌship, ˈabbotcy n

ab•bot

(ˈæb ət)

n.
a man who is the head or superior of a monastery.
[before 900; Middle English, variant of abbat < Latin abbāt-, s. of abbās < Greek < Aramaic abbā father]
ab′bot•cy, ab′bot•ship`, n.

Ab•bot

(ˈæb ət)

n.
Charles Greeley, 1872–1973, U.S. astrophysicist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abbot - the superior of an abbey of monksabbot - the superior of an abbey of monks  
abbe - a French abbot
superior - the head of a religious community

abbot

noun
Related words
adjective abbatial
Translations
رَئِيس دَيْر
opat
abbedabbedisse
abato
apotti
apát
ábótiábóti; abbadís
abbas
abatas
abats, klostera priekšnieks
opát
opat
abbot
baş rahip

abbot

[ˈæbət] Nabad m

abbot

[ˈæbət] npère m supérieur

abbot

nAbt m

abbot

[ˈæbət] nabate m

abbot

(ˈӕbət) feminine abbess (ˈӕbes) noun
the male head of an abbey.