Etymology
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presbyter (n.)

"elder of the Christian church," 1590s, from Late Latin presbyter, "an elder," used for "a priest" in Jerome and Prudentius, from Greek presbyteros "older," comparative of presbys "old; old man" (see presby-). In the Greek New Testament, presbyterion was "council of elders" of the Jewish community or the apostolic church.

updated on October 22, 2020

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Definitions of presbyter from WordNet

presbyter (n.)
an elder in the Presbyterian Church;
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