Myrrhophore

noun

Myr·​rho·​phore
ˈmirəˌfō(ə)r
plural -s
: one of the women bearing spices to the sepulcher of Christ

Word History

Etymology

modification (influenced by myrrh) of Late Greek myrophoros, from Greek, feminine of myrophoros bearing unguent, from myron unguent + -phoros -phore

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“Myrrhophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myrrhophore. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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