ambo

noun am·bo \ ˈam-ˌbō \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ambo

plural ambos or ambones play \am-ˈbō-(ˌ)nēz\
: a large pulpit or reading desk in early churches and in contemporary Greek and Balkan churches standing on the gospel side of the nave and often having its counterpart on the epistle side

Origin and Etymology of ambo

Medieval Latin ambon-, ambo, from Late Greek ambōn, from Greek, "edge, rim"


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