presbyterial

[ prez-bi-teer-ee-uh l, pres- ]
/ ˌprɛz bɪˈtɪər i əl, ˌprɛs- /
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adjective

of or relating to a presbytery.

Nearby words

  1. presbyopia,
  2. presbyopic,
  3. presbyt.,
  4. presbyter,
  5. presbyterate,
  6. presbyterian,
  7. presbyterian church,
  8. presbyterianism,
  9. presbytery,
  10. preschool

Origin of presbyterial

First recorded in 1585–95; presbytery + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for presbyterial

presbyterial

/ (ˌprɛzbɪˈtɪərɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a presbyter or presbyteryAlso: presbyteral (prɛzˈbɪtərəl)
Derived Formspresbyterially, adverb

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