Advertisement

Advertisement

hieromonk

[ hahy-er-uh-muhngk, hahy-ruh- ]

noun

, Eastern Church.
  1. a monk who is also a priest.


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of hieromonk1

1775–85; partial translation of Late Greek or Medieval Greek hierómonachos. See hiero-, monk

Advertisement

Word of the Day

gallimaufry

[gal-uh-maw-free ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


hierologyhieron