noun ana·bath·mos \ˌänəˌbäthˈmȯs\

Definition of anabathmos



  1. :  one of the gradual psalms in the Eastern Church

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Origin and Etymology of anabathmos

Middle Greek, from Greek, flight of steps, “song of steps”, from anabainein to go up — more at anabaena

First Known Use: 1850

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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