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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The head of the Christian church in Abyssinia. See Abyssinian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Christianity The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.

Etymologies

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From Amharic አቡነ (abuna), Arabic أبونا (abū-nā, "our father").

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