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[kee-roh, kahy-] /ˈkiˈroʊ, ˈkaɪ-/
noun, plural Chi-Rhos.
the Christian monogram ( ☧ ) made from the first two letters of the Greek word for Christ.
Also called chrismon.
Origin of Chi-Rho
first two letters of Greek Christós Christ. See chi1, rho Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A third was a round flat-bottomed bowl, with a decorated rim bearing the Chi-Rho amidst its other ornament.

    Roman Britain in 1914 F. Haverfield

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