Definition of Abbe in English :

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Abbe meaning in English

Meaning of Abbe in English

Pronunciation of Abbe in English

Abbe pronunciation in English

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Abbe

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1. abbe

a French abbot

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Abbe

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noun
Ernst. 1840–1905, German physicist, noted for his work in optics and the microscope condenser known as the Abbe condenser
noun
1. 
a French abbot
2. 
a title used in addressing any other French cleric, such as a priest

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Abbe

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noun
a French title of respect, given to a priest, minister, etc.

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Abbe

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n.
Roman Catholic Church
1. Used as a title for the superior of a monastery in a French-speaking area.
2. Used as a title for a cleric in major or minor orders in a French-speaking area.

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