Definitions for episcopalɪˈpɪs kə pəl
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of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church
"the Episcopal hierarchy"; "married by an Episcopalian minister"
denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
Of or relating to the affairs of a bishop in various Christian churches.
An adherent of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States; properly, an Episcopalian.
Of or relating to the affairs of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States.
Origin: From episcopus, from
governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church
belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system
Origin: [L. episcopalis, fr. episcopus: cf. F. piscopal. See Bishop.]
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