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

 

Christ

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kraɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kraɪst//
 
(also Jesus, Jesus Christ)
 
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the man that Christians believe is the son of God and on whose teachings the Christian religion is based Word Origin Old English Crīst, from Latin Christus, from Greek Khristos, noun use of an adjective meaning ‘anointed’, from khriein ‘anoint’, translating Hebrew māšīaḥ ‘Messiah’.