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The Holy Spirit.
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]
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]
the Holy Spirit, considered as comforter, intercessor, or advocate.See also: Christianity