Definition of Presbyter. Meaning of Presbyter. Synonyms of Presbyter

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Definition of Presbyter

Presbyter
Presbyter Pres"by*ter, n. [L. an elder, fr. Gr. ?. See Priest.] 1. An elder in the early Christian church. See 2d Citation under Bishop, n., 1. 2. (Ch. of Eng. & Prot. Epis. Ch.) One ordained to the second order in the ministry; -- called also priest. I rather term the one sort presbyter than priest. --Hooker. New presbyter is but old priest writ large. --Milton. 3. (Presbyterian Ch.) A member of a presbytery whether lay or clerical. 4. A Presbyterian. [Obs.] --Hudibras.

Meaning of Presbyter from wikipedia

- Presbyter (/ˈprɛzbɪtər/) is an honorific title for Christian clergy. The word derives from the Gr**** presbyteros, which means elder or senior, although...
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- John the Presbyter was an obscure figure of the early Church who is either distinguished from or identified with the Apostle John and/or John of Patmos...
- monasticism, a key feature of Celtic Christianity in the region, with a presbyter exercising "authority within the institution, while the different monastic...
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- Trifolius was a Christian theologian of the sixth century. He is known for his Epistula ad beatum Faustum senatorem contra Ioannem Scytham monachum of...
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- Theophilus Presbyter (fl. c. 1070–1125) is the pseudonymous author or compiler of a Latin text containing detailed descriptions of various medieval arts...