superior general

noun, plural superiors general. Ecclesiastical.

the superior of an order or congregation.

Origin of superior general

First recorded in 1765–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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