Definition of abbot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

abbot

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈæbət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbət//
 
Religious people
 
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a man who is the head of a monastery or an abbey See related entries: Religious people Word Origin Old English abbod, from ecclesiastical Latin abbas, abbat-, from Greek abbas ‘father’, from Aramaic 'abbā .
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: abbot