ecclesiastic


1ec·cle·si·as·tic

adjective \-ˈas-tik\

Definition of ECCLESIASTIC

Examples of ECCLESIASTIC

  1. <a council to make final determinations on ecclesiastic matters>

First Known Use of ECCLESIASTIC

15th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

2ecclesiastic

noun

: a Christian priest or minister

Full Definition of ECCLESIASTIC

:  clergyman

Examples of ECCLESIASTIC

  1. <as the leading ecclesiastic for his church in the state, the bishop must be beyond reproach in everything he does>

First Known Use of ECCLESIASTIC

1651

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