Abbess

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  • the superior of a group of nuns

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  • the superior of a group of nuns

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Abbess Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In the Christian religion, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, which is often an abbey.



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