hierodulic

hierodule

[hahy-er-uh-dool, -dyool, hahy-ruh-]
noun
a slave in service in an ancient Greek temple.

Origin:
1825–35; < Greek hieródoulos temple slave, equivalent to hieró(n) temple + doúlos slave

hierodulic, adjective
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hierodule (ˈhaɪərəˌdjuːl)
 
n
(in ancient Greece) a temple slave, esp a sacral prostitute
 
[C19: from Greek hierodoulos, from hiero- + doulos slave]
 
hiero'dulic
 
adj

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