Definitions for episcopalɪˈpɪs kə pəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Episcopal, Episcopalian(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church

    "the Episcopal hierarchy"; "married by an Episcopalian minister"

  2. episcopal, pontifical(adj)

    denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops

Wiktionary

  1. episcopal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the affairs of a bishop in various Christian churches.

  2. Episcopal(Noun)

    An adherent of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States; properly, an Episcopalian.

  3. Episcopal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the affairs of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States.

  4. Origin: From episcopus, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Episcopal(adj)

    governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church

  2. Episcopal(adj)

    belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system

  3. Origin: [L. episcopalis, fr. episcopus: cf. F. piscopal. See Bishop.]


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