superior general


noun, plural superiors general. Ecclesiastical.

the superior of an order or congregation.

Origin of superior general

First recorded in 1765–75
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Examples from the Web for superior general

  • Do not speak into other ears that which, strictly speaking, should only be told to the local Superior or Superior-General.

    Fraternal Charity|Rev. Father Valuy