Usage Late Greek
Scripts Ἀβάσκαντος(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsAbascantus (latinized form), Avaskantos (modern Greek transcription), Ἀβάσκανθος (Abaskanthos - variant form)
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Greek adjective ἀβάσκαντος (abaskantos) meaning "protected against enchantments, free from harm", which consists of the Greek negative prefix ἀ (a) and the Greek verb βασκαίνω (baskaino) meaning "to bewitch, to cast an evil spell upon".