aphorismos

noun apho·ris·mos \ˌäfərēzˈmȯs\

Definition of aphorismos

plural

aphorismoi

\-ˈmē\

Eastern Church

  1. :  temporary excommunication

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Origin and Etymology of aphorismos

Late Greek (influenced in meaning by aphorizein to excommunicate, from Greek, to cast out), from Greek, definition, short, pithy sentence


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