archiepiscopacy

noun

ar·​chi·​episcopacy
¦ärkē,
¦ȧkē +
1
: the form of episcopacy in which the chief power is in the hands of archbishops
2

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin archiepiscopus archbishop + English -acy

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“Archiepiscopacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archiepiscopacy. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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