presbyterial

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adjective

pres·​by·​te·​ri·​al ˌprez-bə-ˈtir-ē-əl How to pronounce presbyterial (audio)
ˌpres-
: of or relating to presbyters or a presbytery
presbyterially adverb

presbyterial

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noun

often capitalized
: an organization of Presbyterian women associated with a presbytery

Word History

First Known Use

Adjective

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of presbyterial was circa 1600

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“Presbyterial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presbyterial. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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