classis

noun clas·sis \ ˈkla-sis \

Definition of classis

plural classes play \ˈkla-ˌsēz\
1 :a governing body in some Reformed churches (as in the former Reformed Church in the U.S.) corresponding to a presbytery
2 :the district governed by a classis

Origin and Etymology of classis

New Latin, from Latin, class



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