agapeti

plural noun
aga·​pe·​ti | \ ˌä-gə-ˈpā-ˌtē, ˌa-gə-; ˌa-gə-ˈpē-ˌtī \

Definition of agapeti

: Christian monks of the early church who lived under vows of celibacy in the same house with nuns

First Known Use of agapeti

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agapeti

Late Greek agapētoi, plural of agapētos, from agapētos, adjective, beloved

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“Agapeti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agapeti. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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