What does archimandrite mean?
The definition of archimandrite
Ar`chi*man”drite, n.
Etym: [L. archimandrita, LGr. arch-) + (Gr. Church)
(a) A chief of a monastery, corresponding to abbot in the Roman Catholic church.
(b) A superintendent of several monasteries, corresponding to superior abbot, or father provincial, in the Roman Catholic church.