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Abbot (Aram., Syr., abba, ‘father’). The head of a Christian monastic community, especially in the Benedictine or Cistercian traditions. The term is used in translation for the head of communities in other religions: e.g. roshi, the Tibetan mkhan-po (also, following the pronunciation, khenpo).

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abbot

ab·bot / ˈabət/ • n. a man who is the head of an abbey of monks.

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