archiepiscopal

adjective
ar·​chi·​epis·​co·​pal | \ ˌär-kē-ə-ˈpi-skə-pəl How to pronounce archiepiscopal (audio) \

Definition of archiepiscopal

: of or relating to an archbishop

Other Words from archiepiscopal

archiepiscopally \ ˌär-​kē-​ə-​ˈpi-​skə-​p(ə-​)lē How to pronounce archiepiscopal (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of archiepiscopal

1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for archiepiscopal

Medieval Latin archiepiscopalis, from Late Latin archiepiscopus archbishop — more at archbishop

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Cite this Entry

“Archiepiscopal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archiepiscopal. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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