hieromonk

noun
hi·​er·​o·​monk | \ ˈhī(ə)rōˌməŋk \

Definition of hieromonk

: a monk of the Eastern Church who is also a priest

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History and Etymology for hieromonk

partial translation of Late Greek or Middle Greek hieromonachos

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“Hieromonk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hieromonk. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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