subdeacon

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Subdeacon \Sub*dea"con\, noun [Pref. sub- + deacon: cf. L. subdiaconus.] (Eccl.) One belonging to an order in the Roman Catholic Church, next interior to the order of deacons; also, a member of a minor order in the Greek Church. Subdeaconry

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

subdeacon

noun

1: a clergyman an order below deacon; one of the Holy Orders in the unreformed western Christian church and the eastern Catholic Churches but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church


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