proseuche

noun pro·seu·che \prōˈs(y)ükē\
variants: or

proseucha

\-kə\

Definition of proseuche

plural

proseuchae

\-üˌkē\
  1. 1 :  an ancient place of prayer :  oratory

  2. 2 :  an ancient synagogue

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Origin and Etymology of proseuche

Latin & Greek; Latin proseucha, from Greek proseuchē proseuche, prayer, from proseuchesthai to pray to, from pros near, toward, to + euchesthai to pray — more at pros-, vow


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