Non-episcopal



[ih-pis-kuh-puh l] /ɪˈpɪs kə pəl/

adjective
1.
of or relating to a :
episcopal authority.
2.
based on or recognizing a governing order of :
an episcopal hierarchy.
3.
(initial capital letter) designating the Anglican Church or some branch of it, as the Episcopal Church in America.
noun
4.
(initial capital letter) Informal. an .
/ɪˈpɪskəpəl/
adjective
1.
of, denoting, governed by, or relating to a bishop or bishops
/ɪˈpɪskəpəl/
adjective
1.
belonging to or denoting the Episcopal Church
adj.

mid-15c., from Middle French épiscopal (14c.), from Late Latin episcopalis, from Latin episcopus “an overseer” (see bishop). Reference to a church governed by bishops is 1752. With a capital E-, the ordinary designation of the Anglican church in the U.S. and Scotland.

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