Dictionary.com

rasophore

[ raz-uh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ ˈræz əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /
Save This Word!

noun Greek Orthodox Church.
a monk authorized to wear the rason.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of rasophore

From the Medieval Greek word rhasophóros, dating back to 1885–90. See rason, -phore
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
FEEDBACK