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  • noun Alternative form of Xianity (“abbreviation of Christianity”).

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1634, from Christianity, replacing Christ with the abbreviation Xt (from Ancient Greek Χ (Ch, the letter chi), the first letter of Χριστός (Christós, "Christ") + t, the last letter of "Christ"). Compare the more common Xmas.

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