Diaconate Definition

dī-ăkə-nĭt, -nāt
noun
The rank, office, or tenure of a deacon.
Webster's New World
A group or board of deacons.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Diaconate

Noun

Singular:
diaconate
Plural:
diaconates

Origin of Diaconate

  • Late Latin diāconātus from diāconus deacon deacon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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