Definitions for diaconatedaɪˈæk ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
di•ac•o•natedaɪˈæk ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt(n.)
the office, rank, or term of a deacon.
a body of deacons.
Origin of diaconate:
1720–30; < LL diāconātus.
The rank of a deacon
Deacons considered as a group
the office of a deacon; deaconship; also, a body or board of deacons
governed by deacons
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