Paraclete

noun
Par·​a·​clete | \ ˈper-ə-ˌklēt How to pronounce Paraclete (audio) , ˈpa-rə- \

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First Known Use of Paraclete

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Paraclete

Middle English Paraclyte, from Late Latin Paracletus, Paraclitus, from Greek Paraklētos, literally, advocate, intercessor, from parakalein to invoke, from para- + kalein to call — more at low

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“Paraclete.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paraclete. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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