ecclesiastic

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ecclésiastique, from Late Latin ecclesiasticus (of the church)

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ecclesiastic (comparative more ecclesiastic, superlative most ecclesiastic)

  1. Of or pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical.

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Ecclesiastical is more commonly used.

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Noun[edit]

ecclesiastic (plural ecclesiastics)

  1. One who adheres to a church-based philosophy.

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