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Abbot

[ab-uh t] /ˈæb ət/
noun
1.
Charles Greeley, 1872–1973, U.S. astrophysicist.
2.
Also, Ab·bott. a male given name.
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abbot

/ˈæbət/
noun
1.
the superior of an abbey of monks related adjective abbatial
Derived Forms
abbotship, abbotcy, noun
Word Origin
Old English abbod, from Church Latin abbāt- (stem of abbas), ultimately from Aramaic abbāAbba
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Word Origin and History for charles abbot
abbot
O.E. abbud, from L. abbatem (nom. abbas), from Gk. abbas, from Aramaic abba, title of honor, lit. "the father, my father," emphatic state of abh "father." The L. fem. abbatissa is root of abbess.
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