plural -s
: one of the women bearing spices to the sepulcher of Christ

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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