ecclesiarch

[ ih-klee-zee-ahrk ]
/ ɪˈkli ziˌɑrk /

noun Eastern Church.

a sacristan, especially of a monastery.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. eccles cake,
  2. eccles, sir john carew,
  3. eccles.,
  4. ecclesia,
  5. ecclesial,
  6. ecclesiastes,
  7. ecclesiastic,
  8. ecclesiastical,
  9. ecclesiastical calendar,
  10. ecclesiastical commissioners

Origin of ecclesiarch

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

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