Definitions for diaconatedaɪˈæk ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•ac•o•natedaɪˈæk ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt(n.)

  1. the office, rank, or term of a deacon.

    Category: Religion

  2. a body of deacons.

    Category: Religion

Origin of diaconate:

1720–30; < LL diāconātus.


  1. diaconate(Noun)

    The rank of a deacon

  2. diaconate(Noun)

    Deacons considered as a group

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diaconate(noun)

    the office of a deacon; deaconship; also, a body or board of deacons

  2. Diaconate(adj)

    governed by deacons


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