Chi-Rho

noun

ˈkī-ˈrō How to pronounce Chi-Rho (audio)
ˈkē-
plural Chi-Rhos
: a Christian monogram and symbol formed from the first two letters X and P of the Greek word for Christ

called also Christogram

Word History

Etymology

chi + rho

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Chi-Rho was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Chi-Rho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chi-Rho. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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