episcopal

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French épiscopal, from Late Latin episcopalis, from Latin episcopus, from Ancient Greek ἐπίσκοπος (epískopos, watching over)

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  • IPA(key): /əˈpɪs.kə.pl̩/

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episcopal (comparative more episcopal, superlative most episcopal)

  1. Of or relating to the affairs of a bishop in various Christian churches.
    • 1845, William Palmer, Origines Liturgicae, or, Antiquities of the English Ritual: And a Dissertation on Primitive Liturgies[1], volume 2, edition 4th, London: Francis & John Rivington, OCLC 25757264, page 310:
      Inthronization, in ancient times, immediately succeeded the rite of consecration; the new bishop being honourably placed in his episcopal chair by the prelates assembled for his consecration.

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episcopal m, n

  1. episcopal

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episcopal m, f (plural episcopales)

  1. episcopal