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Athonite

adjective Atho·nite \ ˈathəˌnīt \

Definition of Athonite

:of or relating to Mount Athos, an important monastic center of the Eastern Orthodox Church

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Origin and Etymology of athonite

Latin Athon-, Athos Athos, mountain in northeastern Greece (from Greek Athōs —accusative sometimes Athōn) + English -ite


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Athonite

noun \ " \

Definition of Athonite

plural -s
:a monk of Mount Athos, Greece

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