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episcopal

adjective epis·co·pal \i-ˈpis-kə-pəl, -bəl\

: of or relating to a bishop or to bishops as a group

Episcopal : of or relating to either the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S. or the Episcopal Church in Scotland

Full Definition of EPISCOPAL

1
:  of or relating to a bishop
2
:  of, having, or constituting government by bishops
3
capitalized :  of or relating to the Protestant Episcopal Church representing the Anglican communion in the United States
epis·co·pal·ly \-p(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of EPISCOPAL

Middle English, from Late Latin episcopalis, from episcopus bishop — more at bishop
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

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

Rhymes with EPISCOPAL

Episcopal

noun

Definition of EPISCOPAL

First Known Use of EPISCOPAL

1752

Other Christian Religious Terms

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

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