archiepiscopal

adjective

ar·​chi·​epis·​co·​pal ˌär-kē-ə-ˈpi-skə-pəl How to pronounce archiepiscopal (audio)
: of or relating to an archbishop
archiepiscopally adverb

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of archiepiscopal was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Archiepiscopal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archiepiscopal. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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archiepiscopal

adjective
ar·​chi·​epis·​co·​pal ˌär-kē-ə-ˈpis-kə-pəl How to pronounce archiepiscopal (audio)
: of or relating to an archbishop
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