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prefect apostolic

noun

Definition of PREFECT APOSTOLIC

:  a Roman Catholic clergyman and usually a priest with quasi-episcopal jurisdiction over a district of a missionary territory
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First Known Use of PREFECT APOSTOLIC

circa 1888

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