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Meaning of PRESBYTERIAN

Pronunciation:  `prezbi'teeureeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church
 

PRESBYTERIAN is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: Presbyterian Church, Protestant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pres`by*te"ri*an\, a. [Cf. F. presbyt['e]rien.]
    Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical
    government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church
    government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline,
    and worship of a communion so governed.
    
    
  2. \Pres`by*te"ri*an\, n. [Cf. F. presbyt['e]rien.]
    One who maintains the validity of ordination and government
    by presbyters; a member of the Presbyterian church.
    
    {Reformed Presbyterians}. See {Cameronian}.
    
    
 

 

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