Thondraki

plural noun

Thon·​draki
thänˈdraˌkī
variants or less commonly Thondrakians
-akēənz
or Thondracians
-rāshənz
: a group of Armenian Paulicians founded by Smbat of Thondrak in the 9th century

Word History

Etymology

thondraki probably from (assumed) Middle Greek thondrakoi, from Thondrak, town in Armenia that was the headquarters of Smbat, 9th century Armenian theologian; thondrakians, thondracians from Thondrak + English -ans (plural of -an, noun suffix)

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“Thondraki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thondraki. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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