Holy Ghost
Proper noun
  1. (Christianity) The aspect (hypostasis) of the Trinity or Godhead corresponding to divine essence, which becomes present in and among the faithful (particularly inspired prophets) and is considered to proceed either (Eastern Orthodoxy) from God the Father alone or (Roman Catholicism) from Him together with God the Son
    • 1728, A Manual of Prayers and Other Chriſtian Devotions, “The Litany of the Saints and Angels”, page 50 ↗:
      O God the Holy Ghoſt, Perfecter of the Elect, Have Mercy on us.
Synonyms Noun

Holy Ghost (uncountable)

  1. The plant Angelica archangelica.



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