anba

noun
an·ba | \ˈambə\
variants: or amba \" \
plural -s

Definition of anba 

: father used as a title of a Coptic clergyman or saint

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First Known Use of anba

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anba

Arabic, from Coptic apa, abba, from Syriac abbā father

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