Origin of hierarch
Examples from the Web for hierarch
Because, although the ark was high, Noah was a higher ark (Hierarch).The Handbook of Conundrums|Edith B. Ordway
Because, although the Ark was high, Noah was a higher ark (hierarch).How to Solve Conundrums|Anonymous
Will the hierarch and the elder brothers think I am strong enough and fit enough for the duties of the task?Strange Stories|Grant Allen
Whistler, though alive and about, was already looked to as a hierarch by the young.And Even Now|Max Beerbohm
All things are lawful to the Hierarch; for he knows the nature and value of all.
British Dictionary definitions for hierarch
- a person in a position of high priestly authority
- a person holding high rank in a religious hierarchy
Word Origin and History for hierarch
1570s, from Medieval Latin hierarcha, from Greek hierarkhes "leader of sacred rites, high priest" (see hierarchy).