analabos

noun

ana·​la·​bos
äˈnäləˌbȯs
plural -es
: a cloak decorated with crosses worn by monks in the Eastern Church

Word History

Etymology

Late Greek, from Greek ana- + -labos (from lambanein to take)

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of analabos was circa 1923

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“Analabos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analabos. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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