πρεσβύτερος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Comparative of πρέσβυς (présbus, aged, elder)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

πρεσβύτερος (presbuteros)

  1. older of two people
  2. advanced in life, senior
  3. a term of rank or office
    1. a member of the Jewish Sanhedrin
    2. in the New Testament, a group that presided over the assemblies or congregations

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