plural noun

variants or colyba
: small sweet cakes made of crushed wheat, raisins, nuts, almonds, and honey, and blessed and distributed on certain commemorative occasions in the Eastern Church

Word History


Greek kollyba sweet cakes, plural of kollybon, probably alteration of kollybos small coin

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“Collyba.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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