Origin of hierarch
OTHER WORDS FROM hierarchhi·er·ar·chal, adjectivean·ti·hi·er·ar·chal, adjective
How to use hierarch in a sentence
The characters inhabit a patriarchal, unalterably hierarchal society, where class—and the chasms it creates—is front and center.
Some of that must surely be because of tradition and formality, but there is also an element of the hierarchal at work.
The English Church had retained many of the forms of Rome, including its hierarchal system of priests and bishops.
But they could not hold this power, because of lack of a complete organization of a hierarchal power.The Spirit of God As Fire|D. Mortimore
The hierarchal Jewish state was a thorn in the flesh of the Roman statecraft that aimed at the unity of the empire.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
Such a state of opinion excludes the danger of priestcraft, and is opposed to all hierarchal pretensions.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
Like Protestantism, it is a reform, which rejects a hierarchal system and does away with a priestly caste.Nineteenth Century Questions|James Freeman Clarke
British Dictionary definitions for hierarch
- a person in a position of high priestly authority
- a person holding high rank in a religious hierarchy