diaconate

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noun di·ac·o·nate \-ˈa-kə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of diaconate

  1. 1 :  the office or period of office of a deacon or deaconess

  2. 2 :  an official body of deacons

Circa 1751

First Known Use of diaconate

circa 1751


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