HyperDic: subdeacon

English > 1 sense of the word subdeacon:
NOUNperson subdeacona clergyman an order below deacon
English > subdeacon: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA clergyman an order below deacon; one of the Holy Orders in the unreformed western Christian church and the eastern ... / eastern Catholic Churches but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church.
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
Catalansotsdiaca, subdiácono

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