vartabed

noun
var·​ta·​bed | \ ¦värtä¦bed \
variants: or vardapet \ -​dä¦pet \ or vartabet \ -​tä¦bet \
plural -s

Definition of vartabed

: a member of an order of celibate preachers in the Armenian clergy corresponding to the archimandrite in the Greek church

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History and Etymology for vartabed

Armenian vartabed, literally, teacher

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“Vartabed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vartabed. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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