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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An elder in a certain church.

Usage examples (20)
  • The term presbyter is undoubtedly an honorific title, while that of episcopus primarily indicates the function performed.
  • V, 24) states that a certain Macedonian presbyter,
  • For with St. Paul a bishop and a presbyter are the same thing, as St. Jerome also confirms.
  • In this passage of the historian St. Lawrence is referred to as presbyter, in distinction to Peter who is called monachus. for more
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