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The Holy Spirit.
[Middle English Paraclit, from Old French Paraclet, from Latin Paraclētus, from Greek Paraklētos, from parakalein, to invoke : para-, to the side of; see para-1 + kalein, klē-, to call; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]
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rare a mediator or advocate
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the Holy Ghost as comforter or advocate
[C15: via Old French from Church Latin Paraclētus, from Late Greek Paraklētos advocate, from Greek parakalein to summon as a helper, from para-1 + kalein to call]
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1. an advocate or intercessor.
2. (cap.) the Holy Spirit.
[1400–50; late Middle English paraclit < Medieval Latin Paraclītus, Medieval Latin, Late Latin Paraclētus < Late Greek Paráklētos comforter, literally, (person) called in (to help), verbal adj. of parakaleîn=para- para-1 + kaleîn to call]
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the Holy Spirit, considered as comforter, intercessor, or advocate.See also: Christianity
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|Noun||1.||Paraclete - the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost|
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Paraclete[ˈpærəkliːt] N the Paraclete → el Paráclito
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