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minor order

noun, Roman Catholic Church.
the degree or grade of acolyte, exorcist, lector, or ostiary.
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Origin of minor order
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
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minor orders

plural noun
(RC Church) the four lower degrees of holy orders, namely porter, exorcist, lector, and acolyte Compare major orders
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