chartophylax

[ kahr-tof-uh-laks ]
/ kɑrˈtɒf əˌlæks /

noun Greek Orthodox Church.

an official who serves chiefly as the chancellor and archivist of a diocese.

Nearby words

  1. chartist,
  2. chartless,
  3. chartlet,
  4. chartography,
  5. chartophylacium,
  6. chartres,
  7. chartres, cathedral of,
  8. chartreuse,
  9. chartreuse, grande,
  10. chartreux

Origin of chartophylax

1875–80; < Late Greek, Greek, equivalent to charto- (see chartophylacium) + phýlax watcher, guard

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