Theotokos

noun Theo·to·kos \ ˌthē-ə-ˈtō-(ˌ)kōs , ˌthā- , -kəs \

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Origin and Etymology of theotokos

Late Greek, from Greek the- + tokos childbirth; akin to Greek tiktein to beget — more at thane


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