Meaning of abbot

ab•bot

Pronunciation: (ab'ut), [key]
— n.
  1. a man who is the head or superior, usually elected, of a monastery.

Ab•bot

Pronunciation: (ab'ut), [key]
— n.
  1. 1872–1973, U.S. astrophysicist.
  2. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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