archpresbyterate

noun

arch·​presbyterate
¦ärch +
variants or archipresbyterate
¦ärkē +
1
: a district or part of a medieval diocese under an archpriest
2
: a rural deanery

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin archipresbyteratus, from Late Latin archipresbyter + Latin -atus -ate

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“Archpresbyterate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archpresbyterate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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