HyperDic: deacon

English > 2 senses of the word deacon:
NOUNperson deacon, Protestant deacona Protestant layman who assists the minister
person deacona cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches
deacon > pronunciation
Soundsdiy'kahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > deacon: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA Protestant layman who assists the minister.
SynonymProtestant deacon
NarrowerdeaconessA woman deacon / deacon
Broaderchurch officerA church official
Spanishdiácono, diácono protestante
Catalandiaca
English > deacon: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders.
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
Spanishdiácono
Catalandiaca

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