proseuche

noun
pro·​seu·​che | \ prōˈs(y)ükē \
variants: or proseucha \ -​kə \
plural proseuchae\ -​üˌkē \

Definition of proseuche

1 : an ancient place of prayer : oratory
2 : an ancient synagogue

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History and Etymology for proseuche

Latin & Greek; Latin proseucha, from Greek proseuchē proseuche, prayer, from proseuchesthai to pray to, from pros near, toward, to + euchesthai to pray

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“Proseuche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proseuche. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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