HyperDic: acolyte

English > 1 sense of the word acolyte:
NOUNperson acolytesomeone who assists a priest / priest or minister in a liturgical service
acolyte > pronunciation
Soundsae'kahlay.t
Rhymesairtight ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > acolyte: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who assists a priest / priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches.
Narroweraltar boyA boy serving as an acolyte
thuriferAn acolyte who carries a thurible
BroaderHoly Order, Order(usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
clergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Spanishacólito, misario
Catalanacòlit

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