classis


clas·sis

noun \ˈkla-sis\
plural clas·ses \ˈkla-ˌsēz\

Definition of CLASSIS

1
:  a governing body in some Reformed churches (as in the former Reformed Church in the United States) corresponding to a presbytery
2
:  the district governed by a classis

Origin of CLASSIS

New Latin, from Latin, class
First Known Use: 1593

Rhymes with CLASSIS

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