HyperDic: starets

English > 1 sense of the word starets:
NOUNperson staretsa religious adviser (not necessarily a priest) in the Eastern Orthodox Church
English > starets: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA religious adviser (not necessarily a priest) in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
InstancesRasputin, Grigori Efimovich RasputinSiberian peasant monk who was religious advisor in the court of Nicholas II
Broaderadviser, advisor, consultantAn expert who gives advice
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