Exarch



[ek-sahrk] /ˈɛk sɑrk/

noun
1.
Eastern Church.

2.
the ruler of a province in the Byzantine Empire.
[ek-sahrk] /ˈɛk sɑrk/
adjective, Botany.
1.
(of a primary xylem or root) developing from the center; having the youngest cells closest to the core.
/ˈɛksɑːk/
noun
1.
the head of certain autonomous Orthodox Christian Churches, such as that of Bulgaria and Cyprus
2.
any of certain Eastern Orthodox bishops, lower in rank than a patriarch but higher than a metropolitan
3.
the governor of a province in the Byzantine Empire
/ˈɛksɑːk/
adjective
1.
(botany) (of a xylem strand) having the first-formed xylem external to that formed later Compare endarch, mesarch
n.

from Late Latin exarchus, from Greek exarkhos, from ex (see ex- (2)) + arkhos “leader, chief, ruler” (see archon).

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