catholicate

[ kuh-thol-i-keyt, -kit ]
/ kəˈθɒl ɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt /

noun

the see of a catholicos.

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Origin of catholicate

1875–80; <Medieval Latin catholicātus, equivalent to catholic(us) catholicos + -ātus-ate3
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