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synaxis

[si-nak-sis] /sɪˈnæk sɪs/
noun, plural synaxes
[si-nak-seez] /sɪˈnæk siz/ (Show IPA)
1.
an assembly for religious worship, especially for the celebration of the Eucharist.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Late Latin < Medieval Greek sýnaxis, equivalent to synág(ein) to meet together (see synagogue) + -sis -sis
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