[ kahr-tof-uh-laks ]

nounGreek Orthodox Church.
  1. an official who serves chiefly as the chancellor and archivist of a diocese.

Origin of chartophylax

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

Words Nearby chartophylax Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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