variants or less commonly Kurios
plural Kyrioi
or Kyrioses
also Kurioi or Kurioses
: lord
early Christians confessed Jesus Christ as their Kyrios instead of the emperor

Word History


Greek kyrios lord, master, from kyros power, might

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“Kyrios.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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