Definitions for Presbyterianˌprɛz bɪˈtɪər i ən, ˌprɛs-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pres•by•te•ri•anˌprɛz bɪˈtɪər i ən, ˌprɛs-(adj.)
pertaining to or based on the principle of ecclesiastical government by presbyters or presbyteries.
(cap.) designating or pertaining to various churches having this form of government and professing more or less modified forms of Calvinism.
(n.)(cap.) a member of a Presbyterian church; a person who supports Presbyterianism.
Origin of presbyterian:
a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church
Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed.
A person belonging to the Presbyterian Church.
A person set in their ways, or who doesn't drink, smoke or have sex.
Relating to the Presbyterian Church.
(also with lower case p) Describing a person set in their ways or doesn't smoke, drink or have sex, particularly one religious and/or Scottish; a Puritan.
of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed
one who maintains the validity of ordination and government by presbyters; a member of the Presbyterian church
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