[ ab-uh t ]
/ ˈæb ət /
Charles Greeley,1872–1973, U.S. astrophysicist.
Also Ab·bott. a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for charles abbot
/ (ˈæbət) /
the superior of an abbey of monksRelated adjective: abbatial
Derived forms of abbotabbotship or abbotcy, noun
Word Origin for abbot
Old English abbod, from Church Latin abbāt- (stem of abbas), ultimately from Aramaic abbā Abba
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