archiepiscopal

[ ahr-kee-i-pis-kuh-puh l ]
/ ˌɑr ki ɪˈpɪs kə pəl /
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adjective

of or relating to an archbishop or to the office of an archbishop.

Nearby words

  1. archidiaconal,
  2. archidiaconate,
  3. archie,
  4. archie bunker,
  5. archiepiscopacy,
  6. archiepiscopal cross,
  7. archiepiscopate,
  8. archil,
  9. archilochian,
  10. archilochus

Origin of archiepiscopal

1605–15; < Medieval Latin archiepiscopālis, equivalent to Late Latin archiepiscop(us) archbishop + Latin -ālis -al1

Related formsar·chi·e·pis·co·pal·ty, nounar·chi·e·pis·co·pal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for archiepiscopal

archiepiscopal

/ (ˌɑːkɪɪˈpɪskəpəl) /

adjective

of or associated with an archbishop
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