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Paraclete

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noun Par·a·clete \ˈpa-rə-ˌklēt\

Definition of Paraclete



Origin of paraclete

Middle English Paraclyte, from Late Latin Paracletus, Paraclitus, from Greek Paraklētos, literally, advocate, intercessor, from parakalein to invoke, from para- + kalein to call — more at low


First Known Use: 15th century


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