Ambo meaning

ămbō
(Roman Catholicism) A stationary podium used for readings and homilies.
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A raised speaking stand in a church, especially such a stand in early Christian churches serving as a lectern or pulpit.
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A pulpit or raised reading stand in early Christian churches.
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A raised platform in an early Christian church, as well as in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic churches.
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(informal) An ambulance driver.
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(informal) An ambulance.
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Origin of ambo

  • Medieval Latin from Greek ambōn raised edge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin ambō, from Ancient Greek ἄμβων (ambon).

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortening of ambulance + -o.

    From Wiktionary