ecumenical patriarch


noun

the patriarch of Constantinople, regarded as the highest dignitary of the Greek Orthodox Church.

Nearby words

  1. ecuador,
  2. ecuadorean,
  3. ecumenical,
  4. ecumenical council,
  5. ecumenical movement,
  6. ecumenicalism,
  7. ecumenicism,
  8. ecumenicist,
  9. ecumenicity,
  10. ecumenics

Origin of ecumenical patriarch

First recorded in 1860–65

Related formsecumenical patriarchate, noun

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