psychopomp

noun psy·cho·pomp \ ˈsīkōˌpämp \
variants: or psychopompos \-mˌpäs\

Definition of psychopomp

plural psychopomps or psychopompoi
: a conductor of souls to the afterworld

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Origin and Etymology of psychopomp

Greek psychopompos, from psych- + pompos conductor, from pempein to send, conduct


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