consecrator
noun see consecrate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Consecrator — is a term used in the Roman Catholic Church to designate a bishop who ordains a priest to the episcopal state. The term is often used in Eastern Rite Churches and in Anglican communities. The term Principal Consecrator is used to designate the… …   Wikipedia

  • Consecrator — Con se*cra tor, n. [L.] One who consecrates; one who performs the rites by which a person or thing is devoted or dedicated to sacred purposes. [Written also {consecrater}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consecrator — See consecrative. * * * …   Universalium

  • consecrator — noun A person who consecrates …   Wiktionary

  • consecrator — n. one who consecrates …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consecrator — con·se·cra·tor …   English syllables

  • consecrator — ˈkänsə̇ˌkrād.ə(r), ātə noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin consecratus + or : one that consecrates …   Useful english dictionary

  • consecrater — Consecrator Con se*cra tor, n. [L.] One who consecrates; one who performs the rites by which a person or thing is devoted or dedicated to sacred purposes. [Written also {consecrater}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Consecration — • An act by which a thing is separated from a common and profane to a sacred use, or by which a person or thing is dedicated to the service and worship of God by prayers, rites, and ceremonies Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Co-Consecrators — • The bishops who assist the presiding bishop in the act of consecrating a new bishop Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Co Consecrators     Co consecrators      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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