collyba

plural noun
col·​ly·​ba
variants: or colyba \ ˈkäləbə \

Definition of collyba

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

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History and Etymology for collyba

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

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“Collyba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collyba. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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