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UsageSpanish

Meaning & History

Spanish form of Climacus, derived from Greek κλιμαξ (klimax) "ladder". The 7th-century monk Saint John Climacus (also known as John of the Ladder) acquired this name because he wrote a book called 'The Ladder of Divine Ascent'.
Other Languages & CulturesClimacus Late Roman
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute