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chartophylax

[kahr-tof-uh-laks] /kɑrˈtɒf əˌlæks/
noun, Greek Orthodox Church.
1.
an official who serves chiefly as the chancellor and archivist of a diocese.
Origin of chartophylax
1875-1880
1875-80; < Late Greek, Greek, equivalent to charto- (see chartophylacium) + phýlax watcher, guard
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