prefect apostolic


noun, plural prefects apostolic.Roman Catholic Church.

the administrator, usually below the rank of bishop, in charge of a prefecture apostolic.

QUIZZES

THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HARDLY A DODDLE!

But you can ace it no problem if you remember the words from September 7–13, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Promethean” mean?

Origin of prefect apostolic

First recorded in 1905–10

Words nearby prefect apostolic

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020