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Etymology

Late Latin presbyter < Ancient Greek πρεσβύτερος (presbuteros) < πρέσβυς (presbus), elder, older).

Noun

presbyter

  1. A priest in various churches.
  2. An elder of the Presbyterian church.
  3. An elder of the congregation in early Christianity.

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References

presbyter” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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