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EtymologyEdit

presbyter +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɹɛz.bɪ.tɛɹ.i/
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NounEdit

presbytery (plural presbyteries)

  1. The home of a Roman Catholic parish priest.
  2. A body of elders in the early Christian church.
  3. A chancel; a section of the church reserved for the clergy.
  4. Presbyters collectively.

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