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X-mas

"Xmas" and "X-mas" are common abbreviations for "Christmas." They originated as hand-written abbreviations for "Christmas" by combining the Latin derivative of the Old English word for "mass" and the Greek letter Chi, or "X." The latter was used because it is the first letter in the word "Xριστός," Greek for "Christ."