ecclesiarch

[ ih-klee-zee-ahrk ]
/ ɪˈkli ziˌɑrk /

noun Eastern Church.

a sacristan, especially of a monastery.

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Origin of ecclesiarch

From the Medieval Greek word ekklēsiarchḗs, dating back to 1775–85. See ecclesia, -arch
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