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oeconomus (plural oeconomi)
- (ecclesiastical) A married priest (chiefly Orthodox Christian and Uniate usage), as opposed to a hieromonk.
- (ecclesiastical)) A priest or other person who serves as the bursar or finance officer of a diocese or religious institution (chiefly Roman Catholic usage), an episcopal oeconomus temporarily takes charge of church property in the event of an episcopal vacancy.
- A Byzantine title given to the chief steward or treasurer of a household or institution.
- Catholic Encyclopedia http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11214a.htm