presbytery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

presbyter +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈprɛz.bɪ.tɛɹ.i/

Noun[edit]

presbytery (plural presbyteries)

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

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