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protopresbyter

[proh-toh-prez-bi-ter, -pres-]
noun Eastern Church.
  1. a title given to distinguished priests.
  2. protopope.
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Origin of protopresbyter

From the Medieval Greek word prōtopresbýteros, dating back to 1880–85. See proto-, presbyter
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