analabos

noun ana·la·bos \äˈnäləˌbȯs\

Definition of analabos

plural

-es

  1. :  a cloak decorated with crosses worn by monks in the Eastern Church

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Origin and Etymology of analabos

Late Greek, from Greek ana- + -labos (from lambanein to take) — more at latch


First Known Use: circa 1923


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