noun arch·presbyterate \¦ärch +\
variants: or


\¦ärkē +\

Definition of archpresbyterate

  1. 1 :  a district or part of a medieval diocese under an archpriest

  2. 2 :  a rural deanery

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Origin and Etymology of archpresbyterate

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

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