Latin definition for: abbas, abbatis


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. abbot
  2. any respected monk (early)
  3. father
  4. head of an ecclesiastical community
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: For Dictionary, in top 10,000 words
  • Source: L.F. Stelten, “Dictionary of Eccles. Latin”, 1995 (Ecc)

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