subdeacon

Definitions of subdeacon
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n a clergyman an order below deacon; one of the Holy Orders in the unreformed western Christian church and the eastern Catholic Churches but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church

Type of:
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend
a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Holy Order, Order
(usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy

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