presbyterial

adjective
pres·​by·​te·​ri·​al | \ ˌprez-bə-ˈtir-ē-əl How to pronounce presbyterial (audio) , ˌpres- \

Definition of presbyterial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to presbyters or a presbytery

presbyterial

noun, often capitalized

Definition of presbyterial (Entry 2 of 2)

: an organization of Presbyterian women associated with a presbytery

Other Words from presbyterial

Adjective

presbyterially \ ˌprez-​bə-​ˈtir-​ē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce presbyterially (audio) , ˌpres-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of presbyterial

Adjective

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Presbyterial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presbyterial. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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