Abbot synonyms

ăb'ət
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A diplomatic officer sent to a foreign nation to represent his or her government, usually ranking below an ambassador
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A member of a mendicant Christian order such as the Augustinians, Carmelites (white friars), Franciscans (grey friars) or the Dominicans (black friars).
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Sometimes, a pastor or other head priest
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In certain Catholic (notably Benedictine) congregations, the title of the general superior, ranking above all other abbots, vested in a particular abbey, which hence is called an archabbey (usually its motherhouse, such as Beuron, which gave its name to a Benedictine congregation).
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The leader of a monastic order.
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(Eastern Orthodox Ch.) The head of a monastery or of a number of monasteries
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A person in a poorhouse
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A monk of the Eastern Orthodox Church
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A man bound by monastic vows; a monk.
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A monastic officer in charge of a priory or ranking next below the abbot of an abbey.
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