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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the superior of an abbey of monks;
[syn: abbot, archimandrite]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abbot \Ab"bot\ ([a^]b"b[u^]t), n. [AS. abbod, abbad, L. abbas, abbatis, Gr. 'abba^s, fr. Syriac abb[=a] father. Cf. Abba, Abb['e].] 1. The superior or head of an abbey. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster] Abbot of the people. a title formerly given to one of the chief magistrates in Genoa. Abbot of Misrule (or Lord of Misrule), in medi[ae]val times, the master of revels, as at Christmas; in Scotland called the Abbot of Unreason. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abbot n 1: the superior of an abbey of monks [syn: abbot, archimandrite]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "abbot": abbacomes, ascetic, beadsman, brother, caloyer, celibate, cenobite, conventual, conventual prior, friar, grand prior, hermit, hieromonach, lay abbot, lay brother, mendicant, monastic, monk, palmer, pilgrim, pillar saint, pillarist, prior, religieux, religious, stylite