Meaning of abraxas

a•brax•as

Pronunciation: (u-brak'sus), [key]
— n.
  1. a word of unknown significance found on charms, esp. amulets, of the late Greco-Roman world and linked with both Gnostic beliefs and magical practices by the early church fathers.
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