bisschop

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bischop, from Old Dutch biskop, from Latin episcopus, from Ancient Greek ἐπίσκοπος (epískopos). The use of the term for mulled wine probably derived from English or German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪ.sxɔp/
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  • Hyphenation: bis‧schop

Noun[edit]

bisschop m (plural bisschoppen, diminutive bisschopje n)

  1. bishop (official in Orthodox, Catholic and some Protestant churches overseeing a diocese) [from 16th c.]
  2. bishop, bishop's wine [from late 18th c.]

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