anargyros

noun an·ar·gy·ros \äˈnäryēˌrȯs\

Definition of anargyros

plural

anargyroi

\-(ˌ)rē\

Eastern Church

  1. :  one of thirteen saints who were mostly physicians said to have assisted the suffering and needy without accepting payment

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Origin and Etymology of anargyros

Late Greek, from Greek, adjective, without money, not accepting money, from an- + argyros silver, money — more at argent


First Known Use: circa 1930


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