noun par·a·bo·la·nus \ˌparəbōˈlänəs\

Definition of parabolanus



  1. :  an official or a member of a brotherhood in the early church devoted to the care of the sick especially in infectious or contagious cases

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Origin and Etymology of parabolanus

Late Latin parabolanus, parabalanus, probably from (assumed) Late Greek parabalaneus, from Greek para- 1para- + balaneus bathhouse servant, from balaneion bathhouse, hot bath — more at bagnio

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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