Presbyterianism

[prez-bi-teer-ee-uh-niz-uh m, pres-]
noun
  1. church government by presbyters or elders, equal in rank and organized into graded administrative courts.
  2. the doctrines of Presbyterian churches.

Origin of Presbyterianism

First recorded in 1635–45; presbyterian + -ism
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