sə̇ˈnaksə̇s or especially in sense 2 ˈsēnək(ˌ)sēs
plural synaxes
: an assembly met for worship
especially : a congregation in the early Church gathered for a liturgical service
: an early part of the divine liturgy of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Word History


Late Latin, from Late Greek, from Greek synagein to bring together, draw together + -sis

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“Synaxis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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