For all your dictionary needs!
Header of Abbot

Abbot

Video footage: 1960s: Philip Abbot Luce, a former Communist, testifies against Communism, in 1969.
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun abbot

What does abbot mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abbots

  1. the superior of an abbey of monks
    • example: The abbot gave rice to the vixen.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of abbot: archimandrite
    • more generic word: superior = the head of a religious community
    • more specific word: abbe = a French abbot

Place

Abbot is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. The population was 714 at the 2010 census. It was named for the treasurer of Bowdoin College, John Abbot.

Group

Abbot is a musical group.

  • album: "All and Everything"

Characters

  1. Abbot is a fictional film character.
  2. Abbot is a fictional character from the 1984 film Ethniki papadon.
  3. Abbot is a fictional character from the 1981 film Game of Death II.
  4. Abbot is a fictional character from the 2010 film Black Death.
  5. Abbot is a fictional character from the 2012 film Bread of Heaven.
  6. Abbot is a fictional character in the 1920 film The Monastery of Sendomir.
  7. Abbot: Abbott is a fictional character from the 1989 film Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?.
  8. Abbot is a fictional character from the 1935 film In a Monastery Garden.
  9. Abbot is a fictional character from the 1993 drama film Little Buddha.
  10. Abbot is a fictional character from the 1977 film Exorcist II: The Heretic.
  11. Abbot is a fictional character from The Cup.
  12. Abbot is a fictional character from the 2007 film Ghost Station.
  13. Abbot is a fictional character from the 1994 film The Next Karate Kid.
  14. Abbot is a fictional film character.
  15. Abbot is a fictional character from the 1994 drama Hildegard of Bingen.
  16. Abbot is a fictional character from the 2012 action horror film Outpost: Black Sun.
  17. Abbot is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Forbidden Kingdom.
  18. Abbot is a fictional character from the 2001 film Shaolin: Wheel of Life.
  19. Abbot is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Abbot White, Robin Abbot and Bernie Abbot.

Miscellanea

  1. Abbot, meaning father, is a title given to the head of a monastery in various traditions, including Christianity. The office may also be given as an honorary title to a clergyman who is not actually the head of a monastery. The female equivalent is abbess.
    • also known as Opat, 男修道院院长, เจ้าอาวาส, 대수도원장, Опат, Cha trưởng tu viện, Kepala Pendeta, Ηγούμενος, 大修道院長, Abbate, Аббаты, 修道院院长
  2. Abbot a.k.a. Ordinary: An ordinary is an officer of a church or civic authority who by reason of office has ordinary power to execute laws.
  3. Abbot is a small lunar impact crater that lies on the rugged ground between the Mare Fecunditatis in the south and west, and the Mare Crisium to the north. It is a circular crater with a cup-shaped interior. The inner walls slope downward to the midpoint, and no impacts of significant mark the interior or the rim.
    • also known as 艾博特环形山, ابوت
  4. ABBOT is an aviation waypoint.
  5. Abbot is a family name.

Phrases with Abbot

  1. Abbot of Misrule
  2. Abbot of the People
  3. Abbot's Bush-Mallow

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abbot

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewBiographical Dictionary and Synopsis of Books (1902)

Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner

Gall, in Suabia, a house whose abbot is an old man named Cralo. The abbot is a distant cousin to Hadwig, countess of Suabia, whose deceased lord, Burkhard, had ...

Google previewLibrary of the world's best literature, ancient and modern (1898)

by Charles Dudley Warner

Gall, in Suabia, a house whose abbot is an old man named Cralo. The abbot is a distant cousin to Hadwig, countess of Suabia, whose deceased lord, Burkhard, had ...

Google previewLibrary of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern: Synopses of noted books. General index (1902)

by Charles Dudley Warner, John William Cunliffe

Gall, in Suabia, a house whose abbot is an old man named Cralo. The abbot is a distant cousin to Hadwig, countess of Suabia, whose deceased lord, Burkhard, had ...

Google previewLibrary of the World's Best Literature: Synopses of books. General index (1897)

by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Charles Henry Warner, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle

Gall, in Suabia, a house whose abbot is an old man named Cralo. The abbot is a distant cousin to Hadwig, countess of Suabia, whose deceased lord, Burkhard, had ...

Google previewLike a Waking Dream (2012)

The Autobiography of Geshe Lhundub Sopa by Lhundub Sopa

The abbot is the head of the monastery, but there isn't much teaching involved; it's more of an administrative position. There are many monks to oversee, and there are always problems. Being abbot means being the top authority of the ...

Google previewWarner's Synopsis of Books Ancient and Modern (1910)

by Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, Charles Dudley Warner, George Henry Warner

Gall, in Suabia, a house whose abbot is an old man named Cralo. The abbot is a distant cousin to Hadwig, countess of Suabia, whose deceased lord, Burkhard, had ...

Google previewProceedings (1903)

by Entomological Society of Ontario

Schizura conci-nna Smith and 'Abbot is the moth that comes from the “Red- Humped Caterpillar.” It is of a rather insignificant appearance. Its fore-wings are reddish-brown, its hind wings grey, with a white border. It is an inch and five lines in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica, Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

ABBOT, purp. a pile wavy, vairé gu. and or, in base two water bougets arg. on a canton of the last, a crosier erect ppr.—Crest, on a wreath, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Catholicism (2012)

by William J. Collinge

ABBOT, ABBESS, ABBEY. (From Aramaic abba, “father.”) An abbot is superior of a monastic community in the Benedictine tradition and a few other orders. (The corresponding terms in the Eastern churches are hegumen or archimandrite.) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)

by William M. Johnston

Abbot-Bishop Leo Michael Haid, O.S.B., D.D. (1849-1924), was a Benedictine monk, abbot, bishop, abbot-nullius, Pontifical Count, Assistant at the Pontifical Throne, Praeses of the American Cassinese Congregation of the Order of Saint ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Bible and its Origins (2014)

by Alec Gilmore

Tischendorf met the Abbot of St Catharine's and pleaded for siglu of the ms. The abbot not only agreed but acmally dispatched messengers to bring it to Cairo, and with the help ot two Germans (who knew Greek) and a couple ot others, it was ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Abbot

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Abbot

Click on an item to view that photo:

Abbot

View more pictures about Abbot Kinney and Newton Abbot.

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of SAINT BENOIT DU LAC CANADA 10 15 16: Stained glass window inside the chapel Saint Benedict Abbey, is an Abbey was founded in 1912 by the exiled of St. Wandrille, France under Abbot Dom Joseph PothierSmall photo of SAINT BENOIT DU LAC CANADA 10 15 16: Stained glass window inside the chapel Saint Benedict Abbey, is an Abbey was founded in 1912 by the exiled of St. Wandrille, France under Abbot Dom Joseph PothierSmall photo of AUCKLAND, New Zealand NOVEMBER 29, 2015; An aerial view of One Tree Hill, a volcanic peak with an obelisk to the Maori, designer Richard Atkinson Abbot, unveiled after WWII April 1948. Editorial useSmall photo of WORMS, GERMANY - JULY 4, 2017: Stained Glass in Worms, Germany, depicting St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090 - 1153), a French abbot and the primary reformer of the Cistercian order.Small photo of Senior Abbot Loung Phu tod statue.Small photo of Bangkok,Thailand,2012,April,22,Dhammakaya temple abbot birthdaySmall photo of Bangkok,Thailand,2012,April,22,Dhammakaya temple abbot birthday More...

Videos about Abbot

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about Abbot of Misrule and Abbot of the People.

See also the pronunciation examples of Abbot!

Quotes about Abbot

A covetous abbot for one offering loses a hundred.
more quotes about abbot...

Scrabble value of A1B3B3O1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ABBOT

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Abbot!

Share this page

Next...

Go to the usage examples of Abbot to see it in context!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary