Definitions for ecclesiasticɪˌkli ziˈæs tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic(adj)

    a clergyman or other person in religious orders

  2. ecclesiastical, ecclesiastic(adj)

    of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)

    "ecclesiastic history"

Wiktionary

  1. ecclesiastic(Noun)

    One who adheres to a church-based philosophy.

  2. ecclesiastic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical.

  3. Origin: From ecclesia, originally from ἐκκλησία

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecclesiastic(verb)

    of or pertaining to the church. See Ecclesiastical

  2. Ecclesiastic(noun)

    a person in holy orders, or consecrated to the service of the church and the ministry of religion; a clergyman; a priest

  3. 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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