oecumenical
Ecumenic Ec`u*men"ic, Ecumenical Ec`u*men"ic*al, a. [L. oecumenicus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the inhabited world, fr. ? to inhabit, from o'i^kos house, dwelling. See {Economy}.] General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council. [Written also {[oe]cumenical}.] [1913 Webster]

{Ecumenical Bishop}, a title assumed by the popes.

{Ecumenical council}. See under {Council}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • OEcumenical — [OE]c u*men ic*al, a. See {Ecumenical}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oecumenical — [ek΄yo͞o men′i kəl] adj. alt. sp. of ECUMENICAL …   English World dictionary

  • oecumenical — chiefly British variant of ecumenical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oecumenical — /ek yoo men i keuhl/ or, esp. Brit., /ee kyoo /, adj. ecumenical. Also, oecumenic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Oecumenical —    Universal; see Ecumenical …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • oecumenical — a. See Ecumenical …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • oecumenical —  Вселенский …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • oecumenical — /ikjuˈmɛnɪkəl/ (say eekyooh menikuhl) adjective → ecumenical. Also, oecumenic …   Australian English dictionary

  • oecumenical —   a. see ecumenical …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • oecumenical — Same as ecumenical …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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