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Middle English ecclesiaste, from Late Latin ecclesiastes, from Greek ekklēsiastēs, literally, member of a Greek ecclesia, from ekklēsia church, ecclesia + -astēs -ast
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“Ecclesiast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ecclesiast. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.
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