[ min-uh-steer-ee-uh m ]
/ ˌmɪn əˈstɪər i əm /

noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

an organization of local ministers or religious leaders who work with other community leaders on social or educational programs.

Origin of ministerium

From Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at ministry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for ministerium

/ (ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəm) /

noun plural -ria (-rɪə)

the body of the Lutheran ministers in a district

Word Origin for ministerium

C19: Latin: ministry
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