plural noun

: a part of the divine office concluding the orthros in the service of the Eastern Church

Word History


Middle Greek, from Greek, plural of ainos praise, tale

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ainoi was in 1850

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“Ainoi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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