Geronta

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A spiritual adviser, often a monk or religious hermit (not necessarily a priest), in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Plural is startsy. [Russian, elder, starets, from Old Church Slavonic starĭtsĭ, elder, from starŭ, old.]

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