ana·​bath·​mos | \ ˌänəˌbäthˈmȯs \
plural anabathmoi\ -​ˈmē \

Definition of anabathmos

: one of the gradual psalms in the Eastern Church

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First Known Use of anabathmos

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anabathmos

Middle Greek, from Greek, flight of steps, “song of steps”, from anabainein to go up

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“Anabathmos.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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