Presbyterial
Presbyterial Pres`by*te"ri*al, a. [Cf. F. presbyt['e]ral.] Presbyterian. ``Presbyterial government.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • presbyterial — [prez΄bi tir′ē əl, pres΄bi tir′ē əl] adj. of or having to do with a presbyter or presbytery: also presbyteral [prez΄bit′ər əl, pres΄bit′ər əl] n. [P ] an organization of women connected with a given presbytery of the Presbyterian Church …   English World dictionary

  • presbyterial — I. |prezbə|tirēəl, esb , tēr adjective Etymology: presbytery + al 1. usually capitalized, archaic : presbyterian 2 2. : of or relating to a presbyter or a body of presbyters a presbyterial title …   Useful english dictionary

  • presbyterial — I. adjective Date: circa 1600 of or relating to presbyters or a presbytery • presbyterially adverb II. noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1928 an organization of Presbyterian women associated with a presbytery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • presbyterial — /prez bi tear ee euhl, pres /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a presbytery. 2. presbyterian (def. 1). [1585 95; PRESBYTERY + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • presbyterial — adjective Presbyterian …   Wiktionary

  • presbyterial — pres|by|te|ri|al <Adj.> (ev. Kirche): das ↑ Presbyterium (1 a) betreffend, zu ihm gehörend, von ihm ausgehend. * * * pres|by|te|ri|al <Adj.> (ev. Kirche): das ↑Presbyterium (1 a) betreffend, zu ihm gehörend, von ihm ausgehend …   Universal-Lexikon

  • presbyterial — pres|by|te|ri|al 〈Adj.; evang. Kirche〉 das Presbyterium betreffend, zu ihm gehörend, von ihm beschlossen …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • presbyterial — pres|by|te|ri|al <zu ↑...ial> das Presbyterium (1) betreffend, zu ihm gehörend, von ihm ausgehend …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • presbyterial — presbɪ tɪrɪəl / tɪər adj. of the priesthood; of the council of church elders …   English contemporary dictionary

  • presbyterial — pres·by·te·ri·al …   English syllables

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