cardinal bishop

noun

Definition of cardinal bishop

: a member of the first order of cardinals holding until 1932 one of the suburbicarian sees of Rome

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History and Etymology for cardinal bishop

translation of Medieval Latin episcopus cardinalis

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“Cardinal bishop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cardinal%20bishop. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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