anabathmos

noun

ana·​bath·​mos
ˌänəˌbäthˈmȯs
plural anabathmoi
-ˈmē
: one of the gradual psalms in the Eastern Church

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anabathmos was in 1850

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“Anabathmos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anabathmos. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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