Definitions for ecclesiasticɪˌkli ziˈæs tɪk
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cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic(adj)
a clergyman or other person in religious orders
of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
One who adheres to a church-based philosophy.
Of or pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical.
Origin: From ecclesia, originally from ἐκκλησία
of or pertaining to the church. See Ecclesiastical
a person in holy orders, or consecrated to the service of the church and the ministry of religion; a clergyman; a priest
Origin: [L. ecclesiasticus, Gr. , fr. an assembly of citizens called out by the crier; also, the church, fr. called out, fr. to call out; 'ek out + to call. See Ex-, and Hale, v. t., Haul.]
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