prelatic

adjective
pre·​lat·​ic | \ -latik \
variants: or prelatical \ -​tə̇kəl \

Definition of prelatic

1 usually prelatic : of, relating to, constituting, or resembling a prelate or prelacy
2 usually prelatical, often disparaging : adhering to prelacy : episcopal

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Other Words from prelatic

prelatically \ -​tə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for prelatic

prelate + -ic, -ical

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“Prelatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prelatic. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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