1910 New Catholic Dictionary
(from Aramaic for father) Title given to bishops in the Syriac, Coptic, and Ethiopic Churches. With translation subjoined, it is used by Mark and Paul in the New Testament as a form of address to God. It is used as a title of honor for Hebrew scholars and forms part of many Hebrew names.
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Entry for 'Abba'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/a/abba.html. 1910.