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hieromonk

[ hahy-er-uh-muhngk, hahy-ruh- ]
/ ˈhaɪ ər əˌmʌŋk, ˈhaɪ rə- /
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noun Eastern Church.
a monk who is also a priest.
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Origin of hieromonk

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