chorepiscopus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, from Ancient Greek χωρεπίσκοπος (khōrepískopos); χώρα (khṓra, place, country) + ἐπίσκοπος (epískopos, overseer, bishop) (from ἐπί (epí, on, upon, over) + σκοπός (skopós, watcher)). Compare bishop.

Noun[edit]

chorepiscopus (plural chorepiscopi)

  1. A country or suffragan bishop, appointed in the ancient church by a diocesan bishop to exercise episcopal jurisdiction in a rural district.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

chōrepiscopus m (genitive chōrepiscopī); second declension

  1. suffragan (assistant bishop)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative chōrepiscopus chōrepiscopī
genitive chōrepiscopī chōrepiscopōrum
dative chōrepiscopō chōrepiscopīs
accusative chōrepiscopum chōrepiscopōs
ablative chōrepiscopō chōrepiscopīs
vocative chōrepiscope chōrepiscopī