Pronounced: brab-ding-NAH-gee-uhn, adj

Notes: People who know this word are better read than I am

Yesterday’s word

The word starets is “a religious teacher or adviser”

First usage

Our word came into English in the 1920s

Background / Comments

People familiar with the Eastern Orthodox Church (also known as Greek Orthodox) may know this word. In that church a starets is a spiritual adviser who is not necessarily a priest. Our word comes from the Russian word starets (elder).

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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