Other Word Forms of Acolyte
Origin of Acolyte
From Late Latin acolythus, acoluthus, from Ancient Greek ἀκόλουθος (akolouthos, “follower, attendant”), from ἀ (a) (copulative prefix) + κόλουθος (kolouthos, “track, path, road, way”), from Proto-Indo-European *qeleu (see also Lithuanian kelias (“way”). Compare French acolyte
Middle English acolit from Old French from Medieval Latin acolytus from Greek akolouthos attendant anacoluthon
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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