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One entry found for episcopal.
Main Entry: epis·co·pal
Pronunciation: i-primarystresspis-kschwa-pschwal
Function: adjective
Etymology: derived from Latin episcopus "bishop," from Greek episkopos, literally, "overseer," from epi- "over" and skopos "watcher, goal, object" --related to BISHOP, HOROSCOPE, SCOPE --see Word History at BISHOP
1 : of or relating to a bishop or episcopacy
2 capitalized : of or relating to the Protestant Episcopal Church
- epis·co·pal·ly /-p(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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